Older adults, who are at a higher risk for COVID-19 complications, can strengthen their immune systems by exercising.
People who value the physical and mental health benefits of exercise are more likely to maintain habits they developed during periods of COVID-19 lockdown.
Being physically active is largely not an individual choice, but a result of what funds, spaces, places and opportunities are available to the individual and communities.
'Eccentric exercises' are a normal part of everyday life – but they may carry some risks.
Couch potatoes are always looking for a way out.
A new study found a few sessions a week of high-intensity interval training helped students pay attention in class.
Getting students to move while learning a concept helps them understand it better. And it gets them off their seats.
All exercise is beneficial for our overall health – regardless of age.
Lockdown has, for many, been an opportunity to take up daily exercise. And this is something that must be encouraged long after lockdown restrictions are lifted.
The most effective strategy for reducing obesity will be tailored to each individual.
When young children are active, their brains and bodies develop the ABCs of "physical literacy," a key developmental foundation. A new program from University of Winnipeg can help.
It's more important than ever for families to develop new routines for staying physically and mentally healthy – and to address the part screens play in our lives.
Physical activity is important for all kinds of health reasons, even in quarantine.
We've got 6 tips and a tailored exercise program to help you keep active at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Don't just sit there. It's easy to get some exercise in your daily routine if you're stuck at home.
Keeping kids active in winter can be a challenge, as cold temperatures and icy conditions often mean more time indoors. Here's how to maintain a healthy activity level throughout Canadian winters.
Just one in four Indigenous women play sport or are physically active, with many citing racism, cost and gendered expectations as barriers.
Research shows it generates future savings for society by lowering demand for health and social care services.
It's well-established that green spaces are good for our well-being. Now we can demonstrate that greater biodiversity boosts this benefit, as well as helping to sustain native plants and animals.
New Year's resolutions are often no more than good ideas that last a few weeks. Research suggests, however, that putting purpose behind your resolutions can make a big difference. Here's how.