Post Tagged with: "Health Promotion"

New Health Promotion program: Blast Off the Pounds!

January 9, 2018 at 2:22 pm

Tammy Buchanan, Health Promotion Manager Looking to make healthier choices this year? Blast Off the Pounds (BOP) is a new program developed to help members lose weight and start a regular exercise regime. The Health Promotion team, in collaboration with the Fitness and Sports crew, is committed to helping you make your positive changes “stick” this year. The 12-week program incorporates a diet component, training sessions, injury prevention and a visit to the grocery store,Read More

Butt Out!

January 9, 2018 at 2:19 pm

Health Promotion Are you wanting to quit smoking, vaping and/or chewing tobacco? If so, the pharmacist and Health Promotion Manager will be holding a Butt Out information session on: 17 January, 2018 1400-1500hrs 22 CF Health Services Centre The information session will review different medications that can ease physical withdrawal from nicotine, and will discuss the program’s education and support process to assist with problem solving and coping strategies to become addiction free! To registerRead More

LCol Brian Zimmerman logs into the InBody 270 while Tammy Buchanan conducts the test.
Photo: Jeff Gaye

New machine measures muscle, fat

October 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Jeff Gaye Given that knowledge is power, there is a role for good data in guiding personal health, fitness and even strength. 4 Wing’s Health Promotion department is trying out a new machine that can tell you your body composition including water, muscle and fat. This information can help you make informed choices regarding your personal health and fitness. The InBody 270 body composition analyzer uses electric currents (bioelectrical impedance) to measure what you’re madeRead More