Health

Resistance band workouts are everywhere, but do they work?

Resistance-band exercises have been all over social media during the pandemic. In case you aren't familiar with them, resistance bands are similar to an elastic band, usually made from a synthetic fiber like latex or rubber. ...

Health

Restoring health and fitness with exercise

If COVID-19 restrictions have kept you home exercising less and eating more, it could be affecting your health as could the stress, boredom and isolation of this time. Exercise can help.

Health

How quickly do we become unfit?

Getting in shape isn't easy. But after all that hard work, how long do we actually maintain it? Turns out that even the great effort we put into training, taking a bit of time off can mean that we become "unfit" much faster ...

Health

The miracle cure is exercise, not vitamin D

In residents of northern latitudes, the content of vitamin D in the body varies naturally throughout the year. This coincides with varying exposure to sunlight, which typically is high in summer and low in winter. Our most ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Mix up your exercise routine and see big results

From your morning spinning class before work to "bench press Mondays," falling into a comfortable, recurring workout routine can be often thought of as the ultimate fitness end goal. However, continuously repeating the same ...

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