Daily Dose

Let us motivate you with tips and tricks to get moving daily

Keeping seniors fit and active

One in three Albertans over 65 will fall at least once a year. We all know that as we age our balance and strength weakens, but there are simple ways we can slow down the aging process. “Seniors are valuable members of our community”, said Dr. Kathy Belton, Associate Director of the Injury Prevention Centre,…

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Are you ready for an indoor cycling class?

Imagine taking your trusty old three-speed onto the open road or your hearty mountain bike on your local path for an exhilarating 40-minute ride. It’s a beautiful sunny day, there’s a gentle breeze, and before you know it, you’re back home, tired but refreshed from a workout that seemed more like fun than work. The…

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Get the most out of your stretching routine

Stretching can be highly beneficial if done properly. If done improperly, it can cause pain. Here are some helpful tips to ensure you are stretching safely and preventing injury: Always warm up before stretching. Stretching a cold muscle increases the risk of pulls or tears. Think of your muscles like you would a rubber band….

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Walking works wonders

Walking is something that most people should try to do every day. It is one of the simplest and least expensive options available to increase your physical activity level and improve your overall health. So, you may have heard that recommended levels of activity should be around 10,000 steps per day. Maybe you have a…

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