There have been myriad stories about the need for children to become more active. But despite all the talk, this year's Active Healthy Kids Canada (AHKC) Report Card found that there has been no improvement observed in the physical activity levels of children and youth (five to 17 year olds). A mere five per cent meet the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines.
THERE have been myriad stories about the need for children to become more active.
Adorned in ocean blue T-shirts, a collection of joggers basked under a late spring sun as they collectively pounded the pavement through Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge.
Organizers of Surrey International Marathon will officially kick off the 16-week countdown to the second annual event with a free, family event at Central City Plaza Friday, June 21.
"Successful aging: An Owner's Manual" is the topic of a CARP gathering at White Rock Community Centre this coming Thursday, June 13.
ASHLEY Wiles feels strongly that every girl should have the opportunity to feel good about herself.
An inner-city school in Surrey is hoping to appeal to people's love of dance and fitness in order to send its Grade 7 students to camp.
I started hiking with the hikers (from the West Vancouver Seniors Activity Centre) about six years ago.
Nancy Coles, Diane Kaltenegger and Nancy Friesen sure know how to lead by example.
Writer and runner Christopher McDougall once penned the phrase: The reason we race isn't so much to beat each other, but to be with each other.
A trio of dedicated Langley athletes are getting ready to do some heavy lifting at the Langley Events Centre when the BC Special Olympics Summer Games come to the community in mid-July.
South Surrey middle distance runner Luc Bruchet enjoyed an outstanding final day for the UBC Thunderbirds at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Marion, Ind. Saturday.
The Art of Healthy Living: A series of workshops with Vancouver's top health and wellness professionals will run until June 23 in West Vancouver at the Ferry Building Gallery, 1414 Argyle Ave., Ambleside Youth Centre in Ambleside Park and Lawson Creek Studio, 1756 Argyle Ave. Info: ferrybuildinggallery.com. Registration: 604-925-7270.
Have you noticed more exercisers just "hanging around" the gym lately? They might have been utilizing one of the great fitness innovations of the past ten years: TRX cables!
The inaugural Surrey/Guildford Relay for Life event will be held indoors at Guildford rec centre this weekend.
WHEN Heather McLeod's favourite local yoga studio closed unexpectedly, she was compelled to action.
More than 4,000 people are expected to take part in the Envision Financial Run for Water in Abbotsford on May 26, including a number of elite distance runners.
A remarkable weight and inch loss program that provides significant results in just a few weeks.
THE Move More on the Shore program, Table Matters food security network, and two individuals - Heera Chung and Eun-gyung Lim - were recipients of 2013 Healthy Community Hero Awards, presented by representatives of the Active North Shore Network at Saturday's Lonsdale Spring Celebration.