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Holiday and Winter Blues

How to Stop the Holiday and Winter Blues Before They Begin

They may have already grabbed you. For some, it doesn’t set in until February. For others, the Christmas holidays are tough to get through. The ‘winter blues’ can happen to any of us. And it’s no surprise. The days are shorter, the weather is colder, and even those of us who enjoy winter activities probably… View Article

Here's 5 Key Elements Of Physical Fitness

5 Key Elements Of Physical Fitness

Considering all the detailed online advice, like recommendations for how much cardio is good, and strength training plans for leg day at the gym, we can sometimes lose sight of what are the main elements of overall physical fitness. After all, even if you do tons of cardio and crush it on leg day, you… View Article

Stretches at the office that will help you stay active and less stressed

4 Office Desk Stretches to Help You Stay Fit

If you work at a desk all day, you’re probably on the computer a lot. If you’re on the computer a lot, you’re probably well aware of the dangers and harm to your health that working at a desk all day can do.  So what have you done about it lately? Don’t worry. Despite all… View Article

In today's article, PinPoint Health shows what the connection is between emotional and physical health is.

The Connection Between Your Emotional & Physical Health

To very quickly show how your mental or emotional health can affect your physical health, think of the following scenarios. Have you ever felt really tired after a particularly stressful day at work – even though your job isn’t physical? Or does your stomach get upset when you have an important interview coming up? These… View Article

Weekly physical activity | PinPoint Health

4 Ideas to Get Your Recommended Weekly Physical Activity

Can you believe it? You already jog for half an hour twice a week, and you go to the gym for another hour. (You stick to that routine every week right?!) And you’re still half an hour short of Health Canada’s recommendations of getting ‘2 ½ hours of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week”…. View Article

Reasons behind sore muscles | PinPoint Health

How to Treat Sore Muscles

If you exercise regularly, they can feel like an accomplishment. If you aren’t so active, you might think that they are a sign that you’ve hurt yourself and you shouldn’t exercise so much. What can be considered an accomplishment by some and a warning sign by others. Sore muscles of course. At least the muscles… View Article

Prevent injuries at the cottage | PinPoint Health

4 Tips to Prevent Injuries at the Cottage

Just their remote locations make it important to prevent injuries at the cottage. At the cottage, you’re probably much further from the medical attention that you are at home. And that problem is worse the more remote your cottage is or if it’s a water-access cottage. You also might not even be near the cottage… View Article

The benefits of yoga | PinPoint Health

5 Healthy Benefits of Yoga

The practice of yoga, considering all its spiritual, mental and physical benefits for today’s lifestyles. Dates back at least 2,000 years with some references as far back as 5,000 years ago. With yoga doing so much good for our minds and bodies for so long, you’d think that more of us would be aware of… View Article

What is the real truth about nutrition | PinPoint Health

The Real Truth About Nutrition

You eat all the right, nutritious foods in a healthy, balanced diet, right? Whether you do or not, you probably don’t eat as well as you think. While similar statistics for Canadians are scarce. The numbers for our American cousins tell the tale. 75% of Americans believe they eat healthily 2% of Americans are considered… View Article

What problems can come from holiday season celebrating | PinPoint Health

The Problems Holiday Season Celebrating Cause

‘Tis the season! The season when we do more socializing than at any other time of year. While it might be odd that we run ourselves ragged in December from one seasonal event to another, and come January, we wonder why we have nothing to do every weekend, at least the holiday season gets us… View Article