Brains and Gains | alive

Brains and exercise are a great combination. By exercising regularly we increase blood flow and improve the generation of new neurons in the area of our brain responsible for long-term memory. Read on to find out which exercises increase brain health. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are on the rise in Canada. According […]

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Your Bulletproof Bone Workout | alive

No matter your age, you can lower your risk of osteoporosis by increasing your bone mineral density. We show you how to build healthy bones with our 30-minute bone-strengthening free weight workout. The not-so-good news: bone density naturally decreases as we age. Since women generally have smaller bones than men, those who have especially low […]

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Green Your Workout | alive

Being surrounded by nature—greenery in particular—comes with a host of health benefits. Why not add exercise to the mix for an even greater health boost? Spending time in natural green environments, whether you’re exercising or not, can reduce your body’s overall level of inflammation, lower hypertension, and boost your immune system. Working out in a […]

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Fitness Advent Calendar: Do 25 Days of Workouts

Number of December days leading up to Christmas: 25. Number of calories in one advent calendar chocolate: 25. Number of calories burned opening presents: not enough! Check out our 25-day fitness advent calendar to combat those yummy chocolates and keep you on track! Does your workout routine get heave-ho-ho-ho’d to the back seat of Santa’s […]

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