Sports & Fitness
How to Prevent Back Pain While Weight Lifting
If hitting the gym is on your to-do list this year, then you may be ready for some heavy lifting. You may already know to bend your knees to lift with ease, but you also need to keep…
The Concussion Playbook
Concussions are called an ‘invisible injury’ because its symptoms aren’t always easy to recognize and even MRI imaging isn’t perfect at identifying a concussion. But with this kind of brain trauma, the effects are all too real. We’ll cover some steps you can take to reduce your chances of suffering long term effects after a hard hit.
Quick and Easy Stretches to Prevent Golf Injuries
The strain and effort required to play golf should never be underestimated. Forgetting to warm up can cause unnecessary injury and an unwanted visit to a health professional. Here are a few easy stretching techniques that can be done in 5 minutes to help you get in the game without the pain.
Finding Time for Fitness
How do you find time for fitness when so many things are competing for your attention? It’s a common problem. The good news is that as little as 15 minutes a day can start a fitness habit – and deliver health benefits!
Most people know that keeping active is important to good health and something experts recommend you do regularly! But life is busy and sometimes it seems impossible to find the time, never mind the motivation, to be more active. The good news is all you need to find is 15 minutes a day.
Do you want to be more active, but have trouble getting motivated? Starting a new habit and sticking to it is difficult for many people. So many things get in the way, and your favourite comfy chair or TV program can look very attractive after a long, busy day. But did you know that fitting in just 15 minutes of focused activity each day can start you on the way to an energized lifestyle? Who knows where it will take you!
Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, reduce blood pressure, build strong bones, relieve stress, and maintain flexibility and good posture. Recreational sport…
Just Start Walking
Walking – it’s the simplest thing you can do to give yourself a workout. Keep in mind that moving is improving. Even 15 minutes a day can start you on the way to an activity habit.
Summer Fit Tips
Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, flexibility and good posture, build strong bones, and relieve stress. Recreational activities are a great way to enjoy these benefits while having fun. Whether you pick up a garden rake or a golf club, or pound the pavement in running shoes, the important thing is to get moving.