Tag Archive : fitness

Just start walking – It’s the simplest thing you can do to get a workout in! Even 15 minutes a day can start you on the way to an activity habit, keep in mind that movement is improvement. Walking is the easiest choice when the weather is agreeable but don’t let a little rain or…

The 8 Fitness Myths That Need To be Debunked It seems like everyday a new diet fad or a new workout routine is being shared across social media. Unfortunately, some of the information that is widely shared is incorrect. This month we will highlight eight of the top workout myths, so you can be better…

What should your heart rate be when working out, and how can you keep track of it? Our simple chart will help keep you in the target training zone, whether you want to lose weight or just maximize your workout. Find out what normal resting and maximum heart rates are for your age and how…

We are pleased to announce the addition of Anita Purohit, a Certified Personal Trainer to our health team. Exercise is paramount to optimal health, and for the prevention of muscle and joint pain conditions. We believe offering personal training will allow patients to recover faster and help develop health skills that will result in long lasting health…

A new research from Penn States shows that older adults who strength trained at least twice a week can reduce their risk of mortality by 46%! The study involved following participants for 15 years. What they found is that even when they adjusted demographic variables, health behaviours and health conditions, there was still a statistically…

Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner? Comments like that might be annoying but they’re not wrong. Your posture is the foundation for every movement your body makes and can determine how well your body adapts to stressors. Murat Dalkilinç gives the pros of good…

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