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  • Working with Youth to Help Move Youth

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    Engaging youth is a wonderfully educational process for everyone involved. Interestingly, while we might think that youth will interact with concepts and information in a way that is different from adults, when asked to brainstorm what they need to encourage physical activity in students, sometimes the answers are more of a return to basics and do...

  • Get active with the family by digging into dirt!

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Spring has finally sprung, which for many Ontario residents means it’s time to get outside and dig those gardens into tip-top shape! However, the benefits of gardening go beyond creating a beautiful outdoor space. All that weeding, digging, raking and planting is great for the mind and body too! Here are three ways gardening is good for you and...

  • Energizer: Being Active Outdoors: Kids, Adults, and Families

    Wednesday, April 5, 2017

    It’s not always easy to be active outside, especially when the weather isn’t fantastic. Walks, snowshoeing, skiing and other outdoor pursuits are wonderful, but sometimes activities with more organization, goals and teamwork make it easier to get moving. In the younger set, this is why games like tag or hide and seek are so popular. Other games...