We have all been told about the benefits of exercise for heart health and body strength. I saw this article on the McMaster University website on healthy aging. It discusses the benefits of movement on the brain and our cognitive abilities. You can view the article by clicking on the link below;
We will be discussing activity at our November meeting. Staying active and resistance training were the two areas we felt as a group we needed to focus on more. Here is a summary of our self reflection survey. Please come prepared to have an open conversation on your activity ideas.
The group as a whole were confident they were staying on track in the areas in green below, the yellow areas had some opportunities for getting back on track but not bad. The areas in red had the broadest opportunity for getting back on track.
|Staying Smoke Free|
|Managing Blood Pressure|
|Managing Blood Sugar|
|Keeping Alcohol Consumption within Guidelines|
|Heart Healthy Diet|
|Active vs. Sedentary|