Pickleball History

The History of Pickleball -How Pickleball Came To Be   Pickle-ball® is a game for the wh...

9 Ways to Go Backpacking on the Cheap 

We recently found a fun article by the Sierra club in the USA that outlined ways to go backpacking "...

5K Run: 7-week Training Schedule For Beginners

Have you ever consider running in a 5km charity run?   Summer is here and that means there is lots...

How To Train To Walk Your First 5km Walk!

Normally our spring and summer are filled with various 5km walks for charity.  With Covid-19, these...

Target Heart Rate & Exercise Intensity: How To Measure It

Target heart rate.  We have heard about "hitting your target heart rate" and "being in the zone" bu...

Tips For The Best Workout for Men Over 50

We recently shared an article that outlined the benefits of weight lifting for women over 50 so next...

Must-Do Strength Training Moves for Women Over 50

Did you know... Research has shown that exercise can slow down the physiological aging clock. T...

Exercise & Health: Diabetes and Exercise: When To Monitor Your Blood Sugar

As part 2 of our Exercise & Health series, we are sharing another great article by the staff of ...

Exercise & Health: A Drug-free Approach To Lowering High Blood Pressure

For many older adults, high blood pressure is something they are living with and keeping under contr...

The Best Fitness Trackers – Fitbit, Apple Watch & More Explained

We have all seen the fancy fitness trackers people are wearing but how do you choose the one that is...

Walking – Proper Shoes – What, Why and More!

As part of our series on Walking, we wanted to find some good resources for you on walking shoes.  ...

Walking – Stretching Routing To Keep You Strong

We continue our series on WALKING by sharing with you an article we found on Stretching.  As with m...

Walking – Why You Should Make It Part Of Your Fitness Routine

Did you know The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults (65+) recommends at least 1...

Outdoors Series: Part 3 – Paddling A Kayak

We hope you have been enjoying our Kayaking series...this website has some fantastic articles for an...

Outdoors Series: Part 2 – Getting Started At Kayaking

Over the last few weeks we have been hearing lots of reports of how bikes and kayaks are being sold ...

Outdoors Series: Part 1 – How To Choose A Kayak

Over the last few weeks we have been hearing lots of reports of how bikes and kayaks are being sold ...

Bike Maps & Routes Here In Edmonton

Did you know the City of Edmonton is a great resource for fun activities here in Edmonton? We visit...

6 Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Physical Fitness

Many of us remember watching Participaction commercials on the TV with short tips on how to get movi...

ParticipACTION – Benefits, Guidelines and Tools for Seniors

We recently visited the ParticipACTION website and found some great articles on fitness and wellness...