Exercise and Health Made Easy is an exercise program geared towards youth 14 - 18 years.
This program is the first program offered by the Family Health Team that focuses on teenagers. There is a lot of information out there about what is considered healthy, which makes it overwhelming to know what is true. By participating in this program teens get the knowledge and resources to know what they can do to lead healthy lives.
Each session of this program is broken into two parts that balance each other out to provide the whole picture. The sessions start with education providing information on various nutrition, exercise, and wellness topics. Followed by supervised resistance training session where correct form and technique is taught.
During each session the following topics will be discussed providing the most recent and accurate information.
- Physical activity guidelines
- Health lifestyle and disease prevention
- Canada’s food guide
- Pre and Post exercise nutrition
- SMART goal setting
- Gym safety
- Barriers to physical activity
- Healthy body image
- Water, sport drinks and energy drinks
- Vitamins and Minerals
For more information, please call 519-396-2700 ext 223