Sitting Less and Moving More

There is strong scientific evidence that says frequent moderate- to vigorous-intensity exercise during the week plays a significant preventive role in most chronic diseases. The human body, with approximately 640 muscles and 206 bones, is made to move. Yet, hi-tech advances in civilized societies within the last 50 years have created an environment that promotes sedentary behaviours.

Due to technology’s sedentary seduction, people can now spend the majority of their waking day in a chair watching TV, working at a desk, playing video games, ordering take-out and delivery, reading, shopping, banking, eating a meal at a table, or navigating the stock market. Current research findings are revealing that too much sitting during the day is detrimental to a person’s health.

 

Join the Reh-Fit

Membership at the Reh-Fit Centre is open to the community at large. Memberships are for a 12-month period from the enrollment date.

Sign up for a Program

Try something new this season! Mix it up and add some variety to your day. Most programs are available to both members and the community.

Exercise with a Chronic Disease

Regular exercise cannot only make you look and feel better, it can also help prevent and treat almost every disease and increase your lifespan. Numerous scientific studies show that exercise can play a significant role in preventing diseases and chronic conditions, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, arthritis, and others.

Take an Educational Workshop

More education is required for the growing number of people within the community challenged with obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other health concerns. Every month the Reh-Fit Centre offers health, fitness, and nutrition education seminars that address current health care issues and offer the latest information and guidelines for healthy living.