Tag Archives: exercise

Get Pokémon Go-ing

Pokémon Go is an example of making physical activity enjoyable, according to two experts who say we need more creative approaches like it. Continue reading

Have 20 Minutes?

The best part is that you don’t need to have a gym membership to exercise. Continue reading

Less Screen Time, More Physical Activity FTW

by Jason Haug, Program and Project Management Officer, Ottawa Public Health  Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire (well the fireplace TV station on Channel 500-something) is so delightful. Netflix, time curled up on the couch texting with … Continue reading

Man’s Best Fr … Workout Buddy

Fido is an ideal workout buddy to help you achieve your fitness goals. Let your dog’s contagious energy be your motivation to get out and be active. Continue reading

Ottawa’s Active Living Club

Outside, Social and Healthy On a bright Friday morning, people are streaming into the foyer at Bell Arena on the outskirts of Bells Corners. Dianna Thompson is one of them. A smiling lady in a powder-blue jacket, she’s here to … Continue reading

Train Right for Your First Triathlon

Train for your first triathlon? Yes, you can. You can do it. Consider a 12-week training schedule to allow your body to slowly condition for each distance. Continue reading

Yoga for Youngsters

Getting More Movement Back into Schools
By Iris Winston
Photos courtesy of Catherine Lesage

“I started there with a few kids, then a summer camp,” says Catherine, who now teaches up to 250 children a week, working in both official languages in various locations in Ottawa and West Québec…

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