Do you know your numbers?
Watching your blood pressure is important to your overall health as it's one of the main risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, like strokes and heart attacks.
If you are new to being active, you need to start slow based on your level of fitness. See the following links for information on how to safely incorporate a new fitness regime into your daily life.
Building Healthy Habits
An important step in changing your cardiovascular health is building healthy habits into your daily life. See the following resources you can use to help you get started on your journey:
Keeping it Fresh
Calgary and the surrounding areas have endless ways for you to get and stay active! See below for some suggestions on how you can get active and keep it exciting:
Walking offers many physical and mental benefits and is a great way to achieve your 150 minute activity goal each week. See below for some resources to help you get walking:
Taking care of your mental health is beneficial for your overall health and well-being. While exercise is a great way to boost your mental health, it is important to take some time to focus on making sure you mental health is not negatively affecting your physical health. Please don't be afraid to ask for help. Below are some resources to check out:
Sleep and Stress Management
Sleep difficulties are often related to stress, so making sure you are managing your stress properly and practicing proper sleep hygiene are ways you can boost your overall health. See below for some informative resources:
It is important that adults of all ages are getting in their 150 minutes of activity each week. Here are some resources to inspire seniors to be active any time of the year: