Most Canadians are not getting enough activity in their day — are you one of them? Primary Care Networks across the province have partnered with recreation facilities in a unique venture where family doctors and their healthcare teams prescribe physical activity to patients who would benefit from more activity in their days.
Those who are active live longer and healthier lives. The benefits of being active include:
If you are inactive, there is a higher chance you could develop:
By being active for just 150 minutes per week, adults can reduce these risks and improve your health, regardless of weight loss. Ask your PCN member doctor for a Prescription To Get Active today or visit prescriptiontogetactive.com for more information about the program.