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staying fit and limber

Staying fit and limber through the ages

At every stage of development exercise is crucial to our mental and physical well-being. Circumstances will often dictate our lifestyle choices and the physical activities that are available to us.

Fitness Tip Plan ahead

Fitness Tip: Plan ahead

Plan ahead! Try scheduling your exercise session into your calender, pack a gym bag the night before and bring it with you in the car for an after work fitness session.

Fitness Tips Make the most of your everyday activities

Fitness Tips: Make the most of your everyday activities

Turn your errands into workout sessions.

Fitness Tip Split up your workouts

Fitness Tip: Split up your workouts

If you have trouble fitting in a long work out, try splitting it up into smaller bouts of exercise per day.

Fitness Tip-Start a new fitness challenge

Fitness Tip: Start a new fitness challenge

Take the opportunity to shock the body by doing something different than your typical workout routine.

Fitness Tip Health Canada recommends 150+ minutes

Fitness Tip: Health Canada recommends 150+ minutes

Health Canada recommends adults get 150+ minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity aerobic activity per week, in bouts of 10+ minutes.

Fitness Tip-Redefine your fitness goals

Fitness Tip: Redefine your fitness goals

Redefine your fitness goals. You have been trying to lose those “last ten pounds” for the last ten years.

Fitness Tip: Sit less!

Sit less! Labour saving devices have robbed us of the opportunity to use 1500 – 2400 less calories per day.

fitness tip: jot it down

Fitness Tip: Jot it down

Jot it down. Track your exercise in a journal to help reach your goals and remind you of your progress.

fitness tip: stand

Fitness Tip: Stand!

Take a stand when you can. Standing can burn 50% more calories than sitting.