In The News: The Importance of Physical Activity

The science is in and the media is reporting it… Staying physically active as we age can have a dramatically positive effect on our health.

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal, Aug 23, 2018

Peer-led exercise programs can improve adherence rates and physical-activity levels in older adults

Medical News Today, July 27, 2018

Only 2 weeks of inactivity can hasten diabetes onset in seniors

Medical News Today, June 27, 2018

Sitting increases frailty risk for women

CTV News, June 5, 2018

Exercise can offset genetic susceptibility to obesity in older women

Boston Globe, June 5, 2018

Want to stay sharp? New study says exercise may be key

CBC News – Calgary, May 21, 2018

Walking, even if it’s less than recommended, can add years to a senior’s life

Washington Post, May 18, 2018

How should you prepare for your next vacation?  Start walking.

Hindustani Times, May 16, 2018

Walking is the best exercise to lose weight, control diabetes, say experts

CBC News, May 15, 2018

All cancer patients should be prescribed exercise, Australian guidelines say:
The prescription pad is getting a workout as doctors push for exercise to be a regular part of care

New York Times, May 5, 2018

Even a little exercise might make us happier

Swagger Magazine May 2018

7 Tips to Get You Walking Outdoors and Improving your Health

The Star – Vancouver, April 30, 2018

Make exercise a social affair, and seniors will keep coming back: study

Annals of Internal Medicine January 8, 2018

A structured exercise program provides mobility benefits to all older patients, regardless of frailty status

McMaster University

Exercise plays an active role in treating depression

Walking groups have many health benefits