Opinion

Exercise must be key to any strategy aimed at making Canadians healthier

It’s not about doing one (eating healthier) or the other (moving and exercising more); we must do both.

Participants sweat it out at a summer yoga class on Parliament Hill. The benefits of regular, heart-pumping physical activity include reduced risk of chronic disease, healthy body weight, self-confidence, new skills, and better mental health, says Elio Antunes. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

By ELIO ANTUNES

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 12:00 AM

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