With summer just a few weeks away, Vancouver residents are beginning to spend more and more time outdoors – especially when it pertains to their physical activity. Regardless of what it is you’re doing to stay fit (whether it’s...
To see noticeable results, many Canadians think that they need to partake in grueling exercise on an almost daily basis. While regular exercise is certainly good for your health, it doesn’t have to be as demanding as you might...
With people in Canada looking for ways to live longer and have more energy, regular exercise is the key to optimal health. Not only does it keep you fit, but it has also been shown to warn off depression,...
We should all strive to maintain a healthy weight in order to prevent things like heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes – all of which are linked to obesity. In order to do this, you not only need...
When it comes to weight loss, one of the biggest challenges that people face (and one of the biggest reasons why weight loss isn’t always initially successful) is due to the fact that we are so often tempted by...
Dr. Ali Ghahary has previously discussed the health benefits of exercise, including when the best time of day to exercise is; now, he’s sharing information on the different types of exercise and what’s best for you depending on your...
As many as 3 in 5 Canadians are overweight or obese. While British Columbia is considered to have one of the lower rates of obesity in the country, at least 16% of the Province’s population are still considered as...
After 10 years, the United States has updated their physical activity guidelines, suggesting that Americans should move more and sit less – and it’s all thanks to new scientific evidence that suggests there are many more benefits to physical...
If one of your goals for 2018 was to try and lose weight, you’re not alone, as more than half of Canadians say they resolve to become more physically active and healthy as part of their New Year’s resolutions....
When it comes to physical activity, what you do before and after working out is important – from pre-workout stretching, to the type of food you consume. Below, Dr. Ali Ghahary shares some of the most crucial pre and...