I started walking because it was easy. Now I walked with purpose. I walked so I would get out of bed in the morning.
If you’re wondering where to walk this winter, check out this province-by-province guide to some of the best winter trails across Canada.
Even while social distancing, families can get out for walks in their neighbourhood. Here are some ideas to keep things fun and fresh.
StoryWalk combines storytelling and physical activity by placing laminated pages from picture books in public places.
Following a pregnancy, taking time for your mental health and wellbeing is vital as it may be suffering due to lack of sleep. Gentle exercise helps you feel better, provides energy, and eases anxiety, and it is also an excellent way to connect with your baby. In a recent Toronto Star article entitled “Tips for … Continued
4 great reasons to bike or walk around town
Why making it a daily activity is so beneficial
Creating your own adventures is just part of the benefit
Turning early activities into lifelong habits
So, you’re ready to make some changes and focus on making sure your kids are active and learning skills. That’s amazing. Helping your child learn to love moving is a gift that lasts a lifetime. But change can be hard, especially when you’re changing deeply ingrained habits. So pick one of the lifestyle changes that feels most … Continued
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Keep runners running, and get non-runners outdoors and moving, too
Exercise, autonomy and ecological responsibility are just three of the reasons
Walking or biking to school can help kids concentrate better
Device has practical limitations and might be better suited to older children
Just 20 to 30 minutes of physical activity per day offers innumerable health benefits
Using hearing, touch, sight, taste and smell, children can learn about their outdoor environment