Blog Posts - Physical Activity



Finding Your Moment of Zen With Gaiam

Every now and then, I need to reconnect with my inner yogi and seek out the renewed energy I so often experience after a yoga class. With the hustle and bustle of the winter season long behind us, finding a moment of zen while bathing in the sun's wa...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jun 23, 2016

Keeping Personal Comfort and Confidence During Summer Physical Activity

One of my favorite parts of summer is the long, warm, busy days. My schedule... The post Keeping Personal Comfort and Confidence During Summer Physical Activity appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on May 18, 2016

Active for Life Role Model Spotlight

As a teacher and a mother of two young children, I value the importance of regular physical activity and have witnessed first hand how physical literacy plays a crucial role in the development of a child’s skill set and self-confidence. With that s...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on May 14, 2016

Take Physical Activity Beyond National Walking Day with the Monday Mile #GoRedSTL

The most important move in the journey to better health is taking the first step... The post Take Physical Activity Beyond National Walking Day with the Monday Mile #GoRedSTL appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on Apr 4, 2016

Encourage Kids Physical Activity with Springtime Play

When the weather gets warmer, we must encourage kids physical activity with springtime play. I... The post Encourage Kids Physical Activity with Springtime Play appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on Mar 30, 2016

Look No Further: Here Are the Absolute Best Headphones for Running

There is much to consider when trying to choose the best headphones for running. Whether... The post Look No Further: Here Are the Absolute Best Headphones for Running appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on Mar 25, 2016

3 Unique Ways To Save Money

Did you ever think that your daily habits and choices could be costing you more than your health? When we think of saving money, we often think of physically putting funds away into an account of some kind; however, what we often don’t reali...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Mar 4, 2016

Snowpocalypse

So if you haven’t heard, most of the east coast was hit with snow this past weekend. And by “hit with snow,” I mean there was a blizzard that dumped more than two feet of snow on Philadelphia, on most of Pennsylvania, and on the surrounding sta...
by Finding Fitness on Jan 24, 2016

Holland Bloorview - Igniting Fitness Possibilities

As a proponent for physical activity among youth, I feel it is important to engage children in as many fitness opportunities as possible. In doing so, we can help foster a love of physical activity, encourage healthy habits, develop sport-based skill...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jan 23, 2016

4 Fitness Fashion Must-Haves to Exercise with Confidence

The number one thing that makes me feel apprehensive about working out in a gym... The post 4 Fitness Fashion Must-Haves to Exercise with Confidence appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on Jan 22, 2016

New Year’s Resolution

One thing I can’t stand is when someone makes a New Year’s Resolution to be healthier. Whether it is to lose weight, exercise more, or eat healthier, those types of resolutions irritate me. Setting goals is great. I set goals, including fitness g...
by Finding Fitness on Jan 13, 2016

A Closer Look: The 12 Best Fitness Trackers in 2016

You’ve made New Year’s resolutions to get fit – and to save more money. For... The post A Closer Look: The 12 Best Fitness Trackers in 2016 appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on Jan 11, 2016

My Home Workout Routine

As you may know, I have recently cancelled my Planet Fitness membership because I have started a home gym. Like most home gyms, mine does not have the large variety of equipment that commercial gyms have. Therefore, it was up to me to develop my own...
by Finding Fitness on Jan 8, 2016

It Is Easier to Keep Your New Years Health Resolutions If You Live in One of These 20 Cities

The start of a new year ushers in a time to reflect on the year behind... The post It Is Easier to Keep Your New Years Health Resolutions If You Live in One of These 20 Cities appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on Jan 6, 2016

Physical Exercise Impact On Memory

Physical Exercise. Seniors who are physically active appear to have less memory problems than others. U.S researchers compared 29 young aged 18 to 31 seniors ages 55 to 82 years to whom they provided devices...
by Family Health Care on Dec 18, 2015

Fitness Goals

  Let’s talk about setting goals! Setting fitness goals are one of my favorite things to do. Whenever I set a new goal, whether it be weight, rep, or time related, I am always motivated to reach that goal. That means I’m going to work out, e...
by Finding Fitness on Dec 3, 2015

This was a supplement post, then I started ranting…

If you aren’t aware, the dietary supplement industry is one of the fastest growing industries globally. According to research, “the global sports supplements market will exhibit an annual growth rate of 9.1% between 2014 and 2020, by which year i...
by Finding Fitness on Nov 20, 2015

Why It Is Important To Make Exercise A Priority..

Hi everyone! We probably all have days when we do not feel like exercising. It seems like a hassle, takes too much time, etc., etc., Here’s a piece of news that can make exercising seem less daunting….I believe it’s all based on ave...
by Booktoots' Healing on Nov 1, 2015

Workout Apparel: How Not To Get Lost

Great workout apparel is as essential for all people who do sports, as the technique... The post Workout Apparel: How Not To Get Lost appeared first on MELISASource.
by MELISASource on Aug 20, 2015

OmT.O. Yoga Celebration in the Distillery District

This weekend, Tonic Magazine invites you to celebrate the summer solstice at Om T.O., a full day of non-stop yoga classes held outdoors in the beautiful Distillery District. Led by dynamic and popular instructors from top yoga studios in Toronto, cla...
by Toronto Teacher Mom on Jun 17, 2015


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