Strength training can prevent you from dying prematurely.

If you haven’t already started exercising routinely you should. Numerous studies have shown that physical activity can prevent deaths caused by cancer, COPD, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, smoking, and obesity. Exercising regularly is, aside from quitting smoking, one of the best things you can do to improve your overall health. The benefits of exercise are…

Short walks to break up that lethargic work environment.

Sedentary behaviour, defined as prolonged periods of sitting, watching TV, using a computer or driving, has recently been linked to a number of health crises. These can include diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and even an early death. While some of the sedentary behaviours are avoidable others, such as those that are job related, have become…

One third of all Alzheimer’s cases may be preventable.

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most concerning health problems currently affecting the world. In the US, over 5 million people are currently living with the disease and about 500,000 people die annually from Alzheimer’s or dementia related disease. Without new prevention or treatment, it is estimated that the amount of people suffering from Alzheimer’s in…