Fitness

5 Benefits to Running

We know that exercise improves our health and can help us lose weight, but there are more benefits to running than you might realize.

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Back Pain at Work

More of us are working from home, and are likely sitting for longer periods of time at our desk.  This translates into inactivity which ultimately can lead to an achy back. If you’ve been experiencing back pain while working from home, there are small changes you can incorporate to help reduce the pain.  

At Home Workouts

By Contributor Tracy Fu, Crossfit Athlete With the ongoing restrictions on gyms, group fitness and team sports, many of us are finding it challenging to stay committed to our physical wellness.  Since most of us are working from home, the line between work hours and...
Fitness Rain or Shine!

Fitness Rain or Shine!

It can be hard to consistently find the motivation to exercise every day. The reality is, we aren’t always going to be motivated to exercise, just like we aren’t motivated to do a lot of things that we know we “should” be doing. Sometimes it’s hard to see the value in doing things that require effort, but don’t produce immediate or visible results. Those are the times we must remember the reasons we keep at it. If we want to be the best at our work and healthy for our families, then we to hang on to our disciplines and keep going.

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6 Exercises For Poor Posture

6 Exercises For Poor Posture

Whether we’re working from home or an office, we tend to spend most of our day either in front of a computer, participating in meetings, or on our phones. We start to slouch with our shoulders rolled forward and back arched, which can leave you feeling sore and stiff. Try these 6 exercises to help heal your sore body and correct your poor posture.

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New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

By Mélanie Préfontaine-Darius - Communications Can you believe this year is almost behind us? Throughout this challenging year, we have adjusted to...

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Promote Better Sleep

Promote Better Sleep

Before the electric light bulb extended our days, most people slept for up to 10 hours a night. The figure now hovers around seven and continues to fall. Not only are we sleeping less in the 21st century because we’ve learnt how to extend our daytime, but we also sleep less to get more done.

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Walking Works

Walking Works

A study done through Iowa State University concluded that a walk, regardless of the initial reason for going on one, increased a persons mood.  According to psychologists, a 10-minute walk can be just as good as a 45-minute workout, when it comes to relieving stress and anxiety. They go as far as to say that a brisk walk can provide several hours of relief and compare it to taking an aspirin for a headache! How incredible!

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