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5 ways aerobic and anaerobic exercises are different, and why you need both - CCA

5 ways aerobic and anaerobic exercises are different, and why you need both

This past Saturday was National Health and Fitness Day, which is an initiative to make Canada “the fittest nation on earth!”1 It’s a great reminder of the importance of fitness every day, all year round! Today we’re letting you know about two different but equally important types of exercise to keep your fitness routine well-rounded:

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Keeping it green: 8 benefits to getting fresh air while you exercise - CCA

Keeping it green: 8 benefits to getting fresh air while you exercise

Author: CCA Date: Apr 26, 2017 Category: Blog, Healthy Aging

Getting any type of exercise is good for your body, but did you know there are specific benefits to taking your workout outside? Not only is it a great way to boost your activity in the spring, it’ll also help boost your mood. Here are a few of the main benefits to getting exercise in

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9 tips to “sneak it in” this week - CCA

9 tips to “sneak it in” this week

The week of April 4–8 is ParticipACTION’s Sneak It In Week. It’s a reminder to Canadians to find small opportunities to sneak-in a little more activity throughout the day. It’s become increasingly common in Canadian workplaces to spend more time sitting in front of a computer, including eating lunches at our desks. The average Canadian

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Importance of sleep - CCA

Importance of sleep

Author: CCA Date: Mar 15, 2017 Category: Back Care Tips, Blog, Healthy Aging

We know that physical activity and a good diet go hand in hand when it comes to our health. We also understand the importance of personal hygiene practices, like brushing our teeth and bathing. But do we place a similar emphasis on our sleeping patterns? Sleep plays an important role in maintaining a person’s health

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How a lack of sunshine in the winter can impact your bone health - CCA

How a lack of sunshine in the winter can impact your bone health

Vitamin D, often known as the sunshine vitamin, plays an important role in your bone health.1 It is mostly made by the body through exposure to sunlight. This is unique to vitamin D since most vitamins come from the foods you eat.1 Having too much or too little vitamin D in your body can affect

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