Dancing in a group – in a class, in a club, at a wedding – is social. So it could be just the thing for 2023, if the gym isn’t for you.
Taking your physical activity outside comes with added benefits. Here are ways to pursue your fitness goals outdoors, even in the middle of a Canadian winter.
The 1859 book ‘Self-Help’ by Scottish journalist and physician Samuel Smiles was written in bite-sized pieces reminiscent of today’s wellness and lifestyle New Year tips.
New research shows even one muscle contraction a day, for five days a week, is effective at improving muscle strength if you keep it up for a month.
Setting goals is one thing. Achieving them another. We’ve distilled the research down to 12 goal-enabling tips.
The festive season provides great motivation to make lifestyle changes around eating habits.
Researchers looked at the most popular YouTube fitness videos and the types of behavioural change techniques they used. Here’s what they found.
Preparing for being active in cold weather can help keep us safe and increase our enjoyment.
New Year’s resolutions can help us aim for a better future, but time management is the real key to actually achieving those resolutions.
Exercise can’t make up for a poor diet, but it can help change eating habits. Regular exercise improves the brain and cognitive processes that help regulate junk food consumption and reduces stress.
Over half of people who intend to make healthy lifestyle changes fail to do so. Understanding the automatic tendencies that prevent people from enacting a new health habit can help them stick to it.
As new year’s resolutions start pouring in, you may want to reconsider a plant-based diet if your motivation is health.
After two years of pandemic life, New Year’s resolutions may come with a new intensity.
As fake news and propaganda increase, a worthwhile New Year’s resolution is getting out of the habit of spreading misinformation. And like any habit, becoming aware of triggers is the first step.
The restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a boom in online fitness opportunities. Here’s what to look for in online classes.
Here’s what the research tells us about what wears us out, what renews us, and how to feel more refreshed in 2021.
How to avoid being in the quarter of people who fail to keep their resolutions.
You might feel you’ve failed after ‘only’ recording 9,000 steps when your goal was 10,000. In reality, 9,000 steps might be an achievement. Is it time to ditch specific goals in favour of open goals?
When setting a new year’s goals, look closely at the reasoning behind it. Is it something you want to do, or think you should? The answer can help predict the outcome.
Psychology studies suggest a variety of ways you can strengthen your bond and increase your satisfaction with your partner.