physical activity Tag

If you think it's just kids and teens getting too much screen time these days, think again. How many hours a day do you spend in front of your computer, on your phone, or watching TV? Probably more than you think. In its first-ever report card,...

There are so many benefits to being physically active and to exercising regularly - slowing the aging process is just one of them. Being active for at least 150 minutes each week (even more is better) can help adults to: Increase overall fitness ...

Millions of Canadians pop pills for conditions that could be prevented, helped, or even cured through regular exercise. The magic prescription? Walking. “Canadians have long undervalued walking,” says Toronto fitness trainer, Calabrina Boyajian, pointing to it as the single best thing most Canadians can...

Got 10 minutes? Put it to good use with an activity break! Research tells us that even very brief periods of physical activity offer health benefits -- and they also count towards the minimum 150 minutes of heart-pumping activity adults need each week for health...

Did you know more than 20 Canadians are diagnosed with diabetes every hour of every day? Over 10 million Canadians live with prediabetes or diabetes and today's post is about exercise as a powerful tool in preventing, delaying or halting the disease and its progression....

Not big on the gym? Not too big on exercise period? There are many just like you, who often do best when getting a workout is tied to activities with another purpose altogether. Some people for example, can't be convinced to go for a walk...

Good news! Research tells us there are health benefits to even short periods of physical activity - like 10 minutes. It also suggests several mini workouts throughout the day may be more effective than a single session at the gym when it comes to countering...

For most Canadians, the single best thing they can do to improve their health is simple. Walk more! In fact, if every Canadian resolved to take more steps every day, we’d be a happier, healthier nation, and we’d save a bundle on health...