During the pandemic, my kids and I have been testing out many of the fun “stay physically active while at home!” videos available online.
This year, Canadians can celebrate National Health and Fitness Day close to home with a full roster of virtual events, from workouts to movement sessions.
The perks of horseback riding go beyond the physical benefits, such as improving coordination, balance, strength, and cardiovascular fitness.
How to set a great example for the next generation, no matter your age
Having a newborn doesn’t mean you can’t stay active
There are good reasons to consider volunteering
It’s time to admire girls for their strength, speed, and agility
Educators will learn how to conduct fitness and lifestyle assessments
Dr. Stacy Irvine on the organization’s dedication to teaching kids fundamental movement skills
Yet fitness a proven strategy to help thwart the negative behaviours associated with the condition
Active video games are an incomplete strategy to get kids physically active
A new way to promote active kids and families
Activity and fitness classes focus on injury prevention
When I am not working at Active for Life, I am an “human and organizational performance consultant.” It’s a long title. What it means is that people and organizations hire me to help them succeed. For 25 years, I’ve worked with a varied clientele ranging from athletes (professionals and Olympic and world champions) to corporations … Continued
This article is the second in a series of three published in the Globe and Mail looking at children’s fitness and education. It poses the question “Are physically active kids better learners?” and discusses the state of physical education within the school system. It also describes how Canadian schools are just beginning to track the … Continued