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Workout of the day: March 23

It’s important to get our bodies moving, even as we practice social distancing. Exercise helps us sleep better at night, is good for our immune function, and provides valuable endorphins! Copeman Healthcare kinesiologists recommend getting at least 150 minutes of moderate or vigorous activity per week. While we may not be going to the gym, […]

Five surprising things you probably didn’t know about exercise

Exercise can be used to treat, manage and prevent pain, inflammation and more! Read these five articles to learn about the lesser-known benefits of exercise, as well as how to move your body safely and effectively.

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Fitness for life: The definitive guide

Copeman Healthcare’s team of kinesiologists presents the ultimate guide to exercise and fitness. Discover everything you need to know about exercising through every age and stage of life—plus, learn to love your workout routine and manage your weight, get healthier and improve your fitness level in a way that fits your lifestyle.

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Why you need to cool down after exercise

Most of us know we should stretch after a workout, but fewer know why, and even less know what a proper cool down should look like.

How to reduce chronic inflammation through exercise

Many people are surprised to hear that appropriate amounts of exercise is one of the best ways to reduce chronic inflammation.

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If you tend to skip your warm up, you’ll want to read this

From time to time, we all might be guilty of skipping a warm up. But if that has become your norm, it’s time to rethink how you allocate your exercise time.

Heart-rate training 101

Monitoring your heart rate during exercise is a great way to track intensity and fitness improvements. Learn if it could be right for you.

Boost your digestive health through exercise

We know that regular exercise is good for our overall health, but did you know that includes digestive health as well?

Exercise Mistakes

3 common exercise mistakes and how to fix them

You exercise regularly, but you’re still not making any progress. Could you be unintentionally sabotaging your exercise goals?

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How Stretching Could Help Fix Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most frequent causes of activity limitation in adults today and, unfortunately, the root cause can be hard to diagnose. As part of a series on lower back pain, this article will focus on how tight muscles could be the culprit behind your daily pain and will provide examples of stretches that you can do in the comfort of your own home.