Fitness

Snowshoeing for fun and fitness

Across Canada, women are discovering snowshoeing as a fun way to stay fit. Find out how to get started


Snowshoeing in Canada

Snowshoeing is an effective workout and a fun, easy way to get outside and enjoy winter. Find out where to...


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14 ways to make your fitness goals stick

It's easy enough to make goals'sticking to them over the long haul is the challenge. Follow these 14 expert tips...


How to choose the best exercise DVDs

We asked a certified fitness instructor to try the latest exercise DVDs. Here are her top 10 picks'there's one for...


Video game fitness reviews

Yes, you can lose weight and get toned while having fun. Find out how effective the fitness games on Nintendo's...


What push-ups can do for you

Push-ups aren't just for men. Here's how to make this timeless strengthening exercise work for you


Stay fit with cross-country skiing

Learn about how one group of women in Quebec bonds'and gets fit'over cross-country skiing. (The hot chocolate isn't so bad,...

Get in shape with women’s hockey

A great cardio workout, hockey also strengthens leg, ab and back muscles'and it's not just for the boys. Learn about...


How To Master Squats (The Right Way)

Don't be afraid of the dreaded squat.


7 hot fitness trends

Fed up with your ho-hum gym routine? Try one of these fresh workout ideas


How to get fit this fall

The weather's turning chilly, but that's no reason to hide out on the couch. Whether you're starting an exercise plan...


Improve your posture

Bad posture getting you down? It shouldn't be'you can easily get good posture. Just follow these simple exercises to improve...


Run for the Cure: Meet our runners

This October 5, Best Health and Reader's Digest are joining the CIBC Run for the Cure. Find out more about...


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Five reasons to swim for health

After watching Michael Phelps and Dara Torres in the Olympic Water Cube, I’ve decided to take a harder look at


3 family fitness ideas

With obesity on the rise, it only makes sense for families to work out together. Try one of these family...

Fitness trend: Boot camp

Get fit and motivated with an outdoor boot camp


Maximize your exercise

5 things every woman should know to get the most out of her workouts


Heart rate calculator

Calculate your target heart rate


Fit friends

A virtual health challenge helps a group of Montrealers stay in shape


6 (surprising!) reasons to work out

Boost your mood, save time and look younger with exercise

7 walking tips

Get the most out of your walking workout with these expert ideas


Weeks seven & eight

Start the Best Health Walking Plan today to get trim and fit in just eight weeks


Weeks five & six

Start the Best Health Walking Plan today to get trim and fit in just eight weeks


Weeks three & four

Start the Best Health Walking Plan today to get trim and fit in just eight weeks


Weeks one & two

Start the Best Health Walking Plan today to get trim and fit in just eight weeks


Walk off 10 pounds

Start the Best Health Walking Plan today to get trim and fit in just eight weeks