How to Track Your Progress During Home Workouts
When the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown hit, most of us turned our workouts into home workouts and now, as the weather starts to change, many will take workouts back inside. But many have found working out from home confusing and often frustrating. How do I know if I am progressing?
What is Gratitude?
Gratitude is the sense of appreciation for someone or something. Practicing gratitude is extremely powerful: it has the ability to improve mood, behaviour, self-esteem, and to shut down the stress response, which helps us manage stress. Practicing gratitude is about switching our mindset from a negative thought to a positive thought, which is where all these benefits stem from.
School Lunch Ideas – Pizza On A Stick
We are a few weeks into the school year now! Today, Chef Lisa walks us through some awesome School Lunch Ideas that might interest you and help your family eat balanced and healthy. Here is Pizza On A Stick and Rainbow Vegetable Roasted Sandwich https://youtu.
How to Fit Cardio Into Your busy Student Life
Current health recommendations state that adults should look to accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous aerobic physical activity per week. This activity should be spread out over 3 or more days in bouts that are at least 10 minutes long. To be effective for you, what you do as part of your cardiovascular exercise should fit a few criteria: First off, cardiovascular exercise should be appropriate for your current fitness level, as doing so will help you stick to your routine.
Recipe: Marinated Vegetable Salad and Minestrone Soup
Today, Chef Lisa makes not one, but TWO different recipes using green beans! https://youtu. be/66qaLKQ3tRE
Back to School Lunches – Southwest Egg Muffins and Bento Box Lunch
The kids are back in school! Today, Chef Lisa walks us through Some Back to School lunches that might interest you and help your kids eat balanced and healthy. https://youtu.
The Fresh Start Effect: Why Good Habits Get Off Track and How to Fix It
By Kimberly Eckert, Registered Psychologist Eckert Psychology & Education Centre Fresh starts are moments when we naturally activate and start making changes in our lives. As humans, we inspire ourselves with important anniversaries – like a milestone birthday or a new calendar year – to make meaningful changes. For me, my “fresh start” was the start of my summer vacation this year.
The concept of resilience can be hard to define and its relevance to mental health is often missed. Dictionary definitions touch on the capacity to recovery quickly from challenges or setbacks. I tend to think of resilience as our “bounce-back” factor.
Walking Through a Pandemic
“Walking is man's best medicine. ” – Hippocrates All throughout this pandemic, the one phrase heard around the world from fitness and mental health professionals was: “Go for a walk! ” There is not one exercise or activity on this planet that is more accessible and more beneficial than simply lacing up your shoes, heading out the door and putting one foot in front of the other.
15 Ways to be More Active (with bonus weekly checklist)
Did you know that too much sitting can impact your health? Even with bouts of exercise, a sedentary life has been linked to increased blood sugar, blood pressure, weight, and heart risk factors. Being more physically active doesn’t always mean hitting a gym or exercise class.