Post Tagged with: "Health Promotion"

Don’t give up! It IS possible to manage your weight!

February 26, 2019 at 2:28 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist With January behind us and February slowly fading away, you may have already spent almost two months working to achieve your New Year’s resolution. Time and time again, we see people become frustrated with their progress (or lack thereof!) and give up. Sometimes this is because their goal was a little too lofty to begin with, or they didn’t have the right tools in their toolbox to achieve success. AndRead More

Let’s blast off those extra pounds!

September 18, 2018 at 10:55 am

Lisa Fisher HEALTH PROMOTION SPECIALIST It’s that time again! Health Promotion is launching version 3.0 of the Blast Off the Pounds (BOP) Program, with the first session on Monday, September 17. For the next twelve weeks, our participants will engage in weekly educational sessions, PSP-led physical activity and receive the support and encouragement from their group and PSP facilitators. BOP originated in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and made its debut at 4 Wing Cold Lake in January 2018.Read More

Upcoming HP Courses

Upcoming Health Promotion courses

September 11, 2018 at 1:04 pm

Stay safe in the water

July 3, 2018 at 4:11 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist Cold Lake has already had heat warnings this summer and it’s likely that this trend will continue through July and August. When the weather warms up, people want to cool off and will try to find ways to be in or around the water. In Cold Lake we are fortunate to have a great lake to enjoy outdoor water activities, and some have gone the extra step to set upRead More

Fuel for the summer!

June 19, 2018 at 3:55 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist Summer officially begins on June 21, but summer activities have already started. Now that warmer weather has descended on Cold Lake, it’s likely that you’ve already enjoyed barbecuing, camping, or hiking. It can be a struggle to maintain a healthy balanced diet when vacation time rolls around and routines fly out the window, but it’s important to provide healthy fuel for your body so you can thoroughly enjoy your summerRead More

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It’s getting hot in here! Warning signs you might be too hot

June 5, 2018 at 2:47 pm

Lisa Fisher, Health Promotion Specialist After a winter that seemed it would never end, most of us are happy that the summer weather has finally appeared. With summer comes vacations, yard work, and outdoor adventures. These months also come with heat, which can be a welcome reprieve after temperatures of -40°C, but we need to keep in mind that too much heat can be a bad thing. The effects of higher than normal temperatures canRead More