Exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle and achieving or maintaining a healthy weight.
Exercise – Fit Right
Exercise – The Basics
If you're a newcomer to physical activity, you're not alone: 51% of Canadians are inactive. You're also in for a real treat, as physical activity is a powerful and fast-acting way to improve your mental and physical health.
Activity vs. Exercise
So what's best for you? Physical activity or exercise? The the correct answer is whatever you like! Be active in whichever form of activity excites you and that can fit into your life regularly.
Exercise – Intermediate Fitness Level
If you're at an intermediate level of fitness, or "somewhere in the middle", then you already know how to fit physical activity into your daily schedule.
Exercise - Super Active
As a super active person, you incorporate fitness into almost every aspect of your daily life. Odds are you have participated in many different physical activities and have likely gone to various fitness classes at your gym or recreation centre.
Mind and Body
When it comes to getting active, our minds play just as big a role in our success as our bodies. Make it easy to succeed by making small lifestyle changes that will psychologically prepare you to get active - and stay that way.
Mind and Body – Intermediate
As you continue to gain strength, flexibility and endurance through daily physical activity, you’ll want to think more about the important role your mind plays in getting and staying fit.