This decade has been widely regarded as the decade of exercise and personal fitness.
With our aging population, increased work hours, diminished quality of sleep and poor nutrition, exercise has become of paramount importance to our quality of life.The proven benefits of regular exercise include:
- Lowered blood pressure
- Decreased levels of stress hormones in circulation
- Decreased body fats
- Weight loss
- Improved heart rate and circulation
- Improved mental acuteness and memory function
- Improved stamina and endurance
- Improved flexibility
- Improved coordination and proprioception
- Improved muscle mass and bone density
- Improved immune system
In other words, regular exercise can equate to a better quality of life in the present and for your future.
Better Body's specially designed resistance training program utilizes state of the art Life Fitness equipment to achieve your personal fitness goals. It can be used to tone and target specific muscles while elevating your heart rate to improve stamina and endurance or it can be utilized to increase muscular strength and improve bone density to reduce the pain associated with degenerative conditions such as osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.Better Body acknowledges the reality of time limitations in everyone's lives and has developed the Kwik-Fit Program to achieve your individual goals within 30 minutes. Our exclusive neighbourhood gym with the latest in fitness equipment offer the right mix of private relaxed environment with friendly staff for you to incorporate exercise into your personal life. Personal training is available if one-on-one attention is your preferred method of exercise.If you are a patient of our physiotherapy or chiropractic programs, stretching and strengthening exercise is often prescribed as part of our total body solution. Better Body practitioners recognize the importance of the health of the entire body and not just a body part and will encourage patients to engage in an active exercise program designed for their particular fitness level. Regular patient reviews will determine if changes are required to their training program.Structured exercise can be beneficial to reduce the symptoms of a variety of physical ailments or limit your chances of ever experiencing them. We advocate prevention.If you are thinking of making a positive change in the quality of your life, we encourage you to come to Better Body and see how we can make today better for you.