The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create stress and anxiety for many Canadians, particularly those who do not have ready access to their regular support networks. Through the Wellness Together Canada online portal, people of all ages across the country can access immediate, free and confidential mental health and substance use supports, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
OTTAWA, ON, June 5, 2021 /CNW/ – Today, I challenge people in Canada of all ages to get out and get moving in honour of National Health and Fitness Day. I hope that this day, celebrated every year with the goal of making Canada the world’s fittest nation, inspires you to look for ways to incorporate movement practices into your day. There are many ways to get physically active, from walking, running, or taking leisurely bike rides, to choosing to take the stairs or dancing to your favourite tunes at home.
No matter who you are, physical activity is an important choice you can make for your health. Research has shown that exercise can provide a diverse range of benefits like strengthening your body, supporting brain health, reducing risk of chronic diseases, and reduce risk of injury. Physical activity can decrease stress