Arthritis and exercise

Arthritis and exercise

4.6 million people in Canada report suffering from arthritis, stiff, painful joints can make even an easy exercise program feel impossible. With countless research studies backing up the benefits of working out, can your loved one really afford to forgo their daily...
Water Quiz: Test your hydration know how

Water Quiz: Test your hydration know how

How Much Do You Know About Hydration? You should drink at least eight glasses of water per day? True False CORRECT ANSWER: False There’s no evidence to back that up. The Institute of Medicine recommends that men get about 125 ounces of water daily and that women...
Have you tried a Pool Workout

Have you tried a Pool Workout

Swimming Success Swimming is a spectacular cardio workout that builds endurance, flexibility, and strength. Water provides constant resistance, about 12% to 14% more than you get on land, so your muscles get a major workout. It also keeps you cool, so you can exercise...
Why compare yourself to others?

Why compare yourself to others?

An Alternative to Competing with People “Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.” ~Unknown We all do it or have done it at some point in our lives: We compare ourselves to others and gauge where we are...
How to cope with muscle strains

How to cope with muscle strains

Muscle Strain Muscle strain, muscle pull, or even a muscle tear refers to damage to a muscle or its attaching tendons. You can put undue pressure on muscles during the course of normal daily activities, with sudden heavy lifting, during sports, or while performing...