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Physical Activity

Blood Pressure, Physical Activity And Nutrition
Introductory article - Exercise - December 08, 2017
Hypertension, or above normal blood pressure, can remain undetected, but increases the risk for stroke. Learn about risk factors for hypertension and how physical activity and nutrition can reduce those risks and improve your health.
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Your Nervous System, Nutrition, And Physical Activity
Indepth article - Know Yourself - December 01, 2017
Your nervous system, your primary internal communication system, senses and interprets changes in external and internal body conditions and relays appropriate instructions to organs and tissues in response. How does it work?
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Physical Activity And Winter
Introductory article - Exercise - October 20, 2017
Short, dull grey days and wet, snowy, windy or icy weather conditions need not curtail your physical activity. While you may need to change what you do there’s no need to quit. A change can be as good as a rest.
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Women: How Heart Smart Are You?
Headline - Know Yourself - October 13, 2017
Women were once considered to have a lower risk of heart disease than men, but almost 30% of all female deaths are now caused by heart disease. What factors increase your risk for heart disease and what actions can you take to protect your heart?
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Healthier Environments On The Way: What Do You Need To Know?
Headline - Know Yourself - September 22, 2017
Changing your eating and physical activity practices is not easy, particularly when the environment seems to be against you. But the tide is turning...or is it?
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