Exercise is Medicine

Canada's investment in fitness - is it worth it?

In this economic climate, if you were told that you could get a 500 percent return on your investment, you would ask two questions: What’s the stock? And how much can I buy? This is what the Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) has presented to the Canadian government in our ask that they make gym memberships and services tax deductible in the next budget. Not only is...

Looking forward: What does fitness look like in 2025.

In March 2020, two pandemics collided: COVID-19 and physical inactivity. Prior to COVID-19, inactivity was a leading global concern. The Lancet medical journal wrote: In view of the prevalence, global reach and health effect of physical inactivity, the issue should be appropriately described as pandemic, with far-reaching health, economic, environmental, and social consequ...

Why we have to exercise today!

Those New Year’s Resolutions to exercise more, eat less, give up alcohol or quit smoking might not be going so well – particularly in COVID times. This is exactly why everyone needs to know how exercise can help. Exercise is a proven treatment for both physical and mental health. The WHO recommends getting 150 to 300 minutes of exercise each week to reduce your risks of ch...

JANUARY 2020 MEMBER OF THE MONTH - WENDY D.

We are honoured to ring in the New Year with Wendy as the Member of the Month for January 2020. Wendy is a member of LIVE WELL North Delta who knows anything is possible! After reading Wendy’s incredible story, we hope it inspires you to transform your health. I was very touched and surprised when I was asked to be LIVE WELL’s member of the month. I felt many emotions, bu...