Blog: We try wearable fitness trackers #2: Tractivity!

For the next few blogs, we are testing and writing about our experiences with different physical activity trac...

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Teen Challenge

Helps Canadian teens become more active.

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Walk or wheel your way to get to places.

When traveling distances under 1K, park the car, it's not that far!

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Easy Ways to Start

Look for interesting new activities to try — like yoga, Pilates, belly-dancing, martial arts, trampoline or break dancing.

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Play on your mobile

Check out our fun tips and ideas to get outdoors and start playing with your kids today!

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Behaviour, attitude, marks improved as kids got more fit

August 21, 2014

A University of McMaster study of about 500 Hamilton students shows a clear connection between better fitness levels and better school perfo...

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Physical activity cuts risk of irregular heartbeat in older women

August 21, 2014

Recent research from an 11-year study reports that, for older women, increasing the amount or intensity of exercise can decrease risks of de...

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Fitness Beyond 50: What's return on investment?

August 20, 2014

If we apply the same thinking to our fitness and health as to financial investment, what investment are we willing to make to significantly ...

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How to Fit Fitness Into What You Already Do Every Day

August 19, 2014

When we are pressed for time, the workout is often the first to go. But there are plenty of ways to burn calories throughout your daily rout...

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Decode gym fitness equipment

August 18, 2014

Not sure what a Bosu, foam roller, medicine ball, box, or battle ropes are or how to use them? YMCA wellness director Erin Olson explains ho...

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