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Fitness

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Introduction

Physical fitness keeps us healthy and vibrant. Here are some resources that will keep you active.


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ParticipACTION
Canadian site focused on fitness and activity.

Phys Ed by Gretchen Reynolds
Excellent exercise blog at the New York Times.

Physical Activity - Healthy Living
A guide from the Public Health Agency of Canada to help Canadians make healthy choices about physical activity. Includes tips for getting active for all ages.

Exercise and Physical Fitness
Information from MedlinePlus, a service of the US National Library of Medicine. Includes research news, overviews, information on exercising for specific conditions, and more.


Activities Guide
The City of Cambridge Activities Guide is a quarterly publication detailing the programs and services of the Community Services Department.

Swim Opportunities: City of Cambridge
Activities and schedules for local pools.

Recreation Facilities: City of Cambridge
Contact information for municipal recreation facilities.

Chaplin Family YMCA of Cambridge
250 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, ON N1R 3H3
519.623.9622


Fitness Blender
A wide variety of full length workout videos, videos of individual exercises, plus articles and videos on health and fitness topics. Check out the sample video below:

Fitness Magazine Videos
Short videos demonstrating different exercises, including yoga and pilates moves, as well as fitness tips.

LIVESTRONG.COM youtube channel
A variety of short fitness videos, demonstrating different exercises.

Muscle and Strength Videos
Each video is a demonstration of how to do the exercise using correct technique. Includes exercises by body part and by equipment type (e.g. resistance bands, stability ball, bodyweight, dumbbells, and more).