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What medical treatment can do all of the following?

  • Decrease knee pain and disability due to arthritis
  • Help control sugar in diabetes
  • Decrease hip fractures in post menopausal women
  • Control high blood pressure
  • Reduce anxiety and depression
  • And improve overall quality of life

 

If you guys exercise, you are right!

Check out this great video by Dr. Mike Evans called 23 1/2 Hours about the benefits of 30 minutes of daily activity:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo

The current Canadian Activity Guidelines suggest adults get 150 minutes/week of moderate to vigorous activity and children should get 60 minutes of physical activity a day.  For the full guidelines see the link below:

http://www.csep.ca/english/view.asp?x=949