Tag Archives: Walk With Your Doc

Healthy Physical Activity . . . One of the 4 Foundations of Self-Care

In celebration of Burnaby’s Move for Health Day this Wednesday, May 10th, join our family doctors and community members of every age for the Burnaby Division of Family Practice’s 2nd annual Walk With Your Doc. I’ll be presenting a free … Continue reading

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Achieve your potential in health

  When we think about health, many consider it from the negative. The focus is on symptoms, injuries, illness or disease. Many approach their healthcare the same way. They see a doctor or other healthcare provider mainly for the treatment … Continue reading

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We Were Made to Move: Let’s Get Walking!

To some, the idea of exercise brings to mind four-letter words, like pain and work. But physical activity is not just for athletes and kids. It is essential to all of us. Healthy physical activity is one of the four … Continue reading

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The Power of Walking

The health benefits of walking are clear. Walking conditions the heart and lungs; maintains muscle strength, balance and coordination; and helps us maintain a healthy weight. Staying fit is not just for looks; it helps us perform the essential tasks … Continue reading

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The Habit of Exercise

How do we acquire our habits? Often it is from the standard set by those around you. If your friends each have more than 3 alcoholic drinks when you go out on the weekend, you might think that’s normal and … Continue reading

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Walking boosts creativity

I recently wrote of the many benefits of regular physical activity. These include improvements in cardiovascular fitness, sleep quality, mood and anxiety levels and reductions in the risks for heart disease, stroke, diabetes and osteoporosis. So you won’t be surprised … Continue reading

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The side-effects of exercise. Some of them are positive!

I recently wrote of the many benefits of regular physical activity. These include improvements in cardiovascular fitness, sleep quality, mood and anxiety levels and reductions in the risks for heart disease, stroke, diabetes and osteoporosis. In fact, doctors across B.C. … Continue reading

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