Should I get 10,000 steps per day?
Science-based, health promotion or marketing ploy? If you have some sort of exercise watch or gadget, most likely you’ve heard of the goal to get 10 000 steps each day. Even if you don’t, you probably know someone who talks about their daily step goal. They’re walking every chance they get, while watching TV (like…
How much exercise do I need?
“If there is any deficiency in food or exercise, the body will fall sick.” Hippocrates Circa 450 BC The human body is made to move. Whether through exercise or general physical activity, our bodies need movement to stay healthy. Anyone who’s had an arm or leg in a cast can tell you how it results…
Will technology make us healthier?
Pedometers, smart watches and Fitbits, not to mention the tens of thousands of health apps. Add to that health tech start-ups popping up every day alongside established companies spinning off into health. All promising to make you healthy and all trying to get a piece of the trillion dollar healthcare industry. Healthcare is where the…