The anti-aging mindset

This week and every week, we read articles in the news about the link between exercise and aging. There’s a steady flow of new research and fresh findings on this topic, which all come to the same conclusion: exercise has very positive effects. But does it delay aging? Is it anti-aging? Perhaps it’s this anti-aging mindset that is unhealthy in itself. Aging is inevitable and a gift that so many are denied. So why not shift that mindset and instead embrace aging? Let’s focus on healthy aging instead of anti-aging. And, from that perspective, exercise has many benefits. There is mounting evidence that regular physical activity contributes to healthy aging. Read our Blog Posts on this topic below.

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DISCLAIMER: Many of our Blog Posts were written before the COVID-19 pandemic and thus do not necessarily reflect the latest public health recommendations. While the content of these blogs identify activities that support optimal aging, it is important to defer to the most current public health recommendations such as social distancing and frequent hand washing. Some of the activities suggested within these blogs may need to be modified or avoided altogether to comply with current social distancing recommendations. To view the latest updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada, please visit their website

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