Exercise

Resistance Training – Bands

Author Picture General instructions Always complete a warmup and a cool down before and after resistance training. Select a band that you are able to complete 8 to 10 repetitions of the [...]

Warm Up

Author Picture General instructions Your warmup should last between 3 to 5 minutes, however, some people may need a slightly longer warmup. Your warmup should feel light on the RPE (Rating of [...]

Mediterranean Diet

Author Picture What is the Mediterranean diet? The Mediterranean diet is not a “diet”, but an overall pattern of eating that can be adapted to many different styles, cultures, and budget levels. [...]

Resistance Training Package

Author Picture General instructions Always complete a warm up and a cool down before and after resistance training. Select a weight (dumbbell or band) that you are able to complete 8 to [...]

Exercise is Medicine

Author Picture Why is exercise medicine? Exercise has been shown to prevent, treat or slow the progression of various chronic diseases. Just like over-the-counter medication, your exercise prescription will also include a [...]

Alcohol & Your Health

Author Picture General alcohol guidelines  All levels of alcohol consumption are associated with some risk, so drinking less is best  The risk of negative outcomes increases with increased consumption. If consuming more [...]

Canada’s Food Guide

Author Picture Canada’s Food Guide The Canada Food Guide is a visual representation of what your plate should look like. The Canada Food Guide is a simple tool to promote healthy eating. [...]

Balance Training

Author Picture General instructions Complete 8 to 10 repetitions. Perform daily. Hold a sturdy object if needed for all standing exercises. Remember to breathe normally. Do not perform any exercise that causes [...]

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