Fitness

FITNESS ARTICLES AND INFORMATION

ARTICLE:  What is fitness?  Discusses the five basic aspects of physical fitness.  Added May 9, 2014.

ARTICLE:  Mental Stress Slows Post-Workout Recovery  Why Savasana is so important!  Added September 12, 2012.

ARTICLE:  Five Unhealthy Habits Sending Ontarians to an Early Grave  Seven and a half more years.  That’s how much longer adult Ontarians would live, on average, if they could collectively overcome five unhealthy habits: smoking, excess alcohol consumption, poor diet, sedentary behaviour and stressing out.  Added April 2, 2012.  

Link to Life Expectancy Calculator mentioned in above article.  After you do your calculation try entering different answers to see how they will impact your life expectancy!

VIDEO:  23 1/2 Hours: What is the Single Best Thing We Can Do For Our Health?  (about 9 mins – title says it all!)  Added March 22, 2012.

ARTICLE:  With Muscles, ‘Use It or Lose It’ Rings True  When Vonda Wright submitted the results of a study on muscle preservation in older athletes to The Physician and Sportsmedicine for publication, she included some sample MRI images to drive the message home.  Added March 22, 2012.

Train for Life!