It is important to take part in physical activity throughout your life, starting young and continuing into older adulthood. Being physically active leads to a healthier, happier you!
Active transportation means using your own body to get from place to place. See what Huron is doing to help.
There are lots of places for you and your family to be active.
The physical activity guidelines, developed by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology, give recommended types and amounts of physical activity for people of all ages.
The guidelines also point out how important it is to reduce time being sedentary, or inactive. This includes sitting a lot at work or in front of the TV at home.
If time is a barrier, try to fit in 10 minutes of activity several times throughout the day.
In his video 23 and a 1/2 hours Dr. Mike Evans explains the importance of being physically activity throughout the day.
If you have a question please call us at 519.482.3416 or toll-free at 1.877.837.6143. Ask to speak to a public health promoter on the Community Health team.