Tag: active living

Guest editorial: Prioritizing physical activity in the daily lives of seniors

Physical activity is medicine: Discussing benefits and tips to being active as we age The benefits of physical activity for older adults are as multiple as the options for activity available. For instance, exercise is proven to have physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits [i]. Likewise, engaging in physical activity has demonstrated a positive effect […]

What Vancouver centenarians and workout besties can tell us about fitness

It’s now March, and if we are honest with ourselves, many of the resolutions we made with the best of intentions as we sipped champagne and watched the ball drop on New Year’s Eve have faded from memory. While lunchtime workouts and green smoothies sounded like a realistic way to move us toward our “best […]