When you think of the word mobility, you probably associate it with exercise – but staying mobile doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to engage in vigorous exercise. As a family physician, I always recommend that my patients live...
Exercise is one of the best ways to keep both your mind and body healthy. Not only can it relieve emotional stress and ease tension, but it can also improve your overall health and wellbeing. Among some of the...
Having a healthy diet and getting regular physical activity is important for your overall health and wellbeing, as it can help reduce your risk of things like heart disease, diabetes, and even help you to maintain a healthy weight...
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...
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...
Exercise is something we should all engage in in order to stay healthy. By getting regular physical activity, we reap a lot of benefits associated with it. It can help with weight loss, can decrease fatigue, can reduce your...
With all of the different types of exercise that one can do, along with the various types of exercise equipment and gym classes available to sign up for, there’s really no shortage of ways that we can keep fit....
As a family physician, regular physical activity is something that Dr. Ali Ghahary recommends for all of his patients, young and old. It has been proven to help individuals looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, in...
In order to achieve optimal health, it’s recommended that children should be active for at least 60 minutes each day, as suggested by the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth. However, research has shown that kids are...
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....