Active Goods Blog - How to Hack Popular New Year Resolutions

How to Hack Popular New Year Resolutions

Ah new year, new decade, same ol’ you with new ambitions. As quick as we are making these resolutions, nearly half of us break them by February and only a slim 8% commit to their resolutions fully. We are running down the list of top 4 popular new year resolutions, why they are so easy to break and what we can do to stick to them!
January 17, 2023 — Active Goods
Active Good Blog - Moving into the New Year

Moving into the New Year

As many of us contemplate the coming year, it’s easy to think about all the ways we’re going to change our lives for the better with the turn of the calendar’s page. But New Year's resolutions don't always stick. Here's our take on why and what you can do to make effective change in 2017.
January 02, 2023 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - These 5 Low-Cost Activities Will Get You Moving this Festive Season

These 5 Low-Cost Activities Will Get You Moving this Festive Season

Don’t let winter be synonymous with hibernating and being cooped up indoors. There are many cheap and cheerful ways to embrace the cooler temperatures outdoors without spending a lot of money. Just layer and bundle up for the elements, once you start moving, you’ll even want to take off layers.
December 20, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

Staying Healthy this Holiday Season

This is a difficult time of year for our physical and mental health, not to mention the waistline. Family dinners, holiday parties and open houses characterize the diet-busting month between November 25 and December 25. To make matters worse, for most of us, the time in between eating and drinking events is usually spent at our desks working, or behind a computer screen helping Santa out with a little online shopping. So, how do we combat the assault on our well-being over the holiday season
December 06, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - Blog posts 30 Reasons to be Thankful this Thanksgiving

Blog posts 30 Reasons to be Thankful

This year seems to be flying by! Life moves so fast, sometimes we forget to slow down and enjoy what we have. It's the perfect time to take a moment to reflect on all the things we have to be thankful for and count our blessings.

November 22, 2022 — Active Goods
How to Stay Active as the Temperature Starts Dropping

How to Stay Active as the Temperature Starts Dropping

With a little education and inspiration – it’s completely possible to commit to being active and protect your health and well-being this winter. Just remember that ANY movement makes a difference. If your heart rate is elevated and your breathing increased – you’re exercising. Go, you!

October 25, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - 8 Ways to Encourage Movement this Fall

8 Ways to Encourage Movement this Fall

Summer is on its way out, and the delightfully chilly fall season is already stepping through the door. With the drop in temperature and the changing colour of the trees, it’s incredibly tempting to stay indoors where it’s warm and smells like apple cider, pumpkin pie and ginger spice.

But this beautiful and bountiful season has so much to offer in terms of keeping active! Take advantage of the gorgeous weather and keep active this fall season with one of the eight suggestions here.

October 11, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - Movement (or Lack Thereof) in Education

Movement (or Lack Thereof) in Education

In our current model of education, incorporating movement may have strong positive effects on the improvement of our children’s overall health and their ability to succeed in their academic experience.  Like anything else, there is no one answer that works for every individual, but by utilizing multiple seating options for students and encouraging movement at key times throughout a student’s instruction, we can improve each child’s optimal level of success in the classroom.
September 27, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog - 10 Healthy Snacks for the Office

10 Healthy Snacks for the Office

Eating healthy at the office isn’t always easy. The breakroom vending machine is just down the hall, and your favourite fast food restaurant is a quick five-minute walk away, so there really isn’t anything stopping you from indulging in some unhealthy treats on a weekly basis.

That said, committing to a healthy diet is such an important part of overall health and wellness, and sometimes all it takes to get down the right diet path is a little bit of preparation. With that in mind, here’s a list of 10 healthy office snacks that don’t require a ton of work, but with a little bit of planning can pack a big healthy punch.

September 13, 2022 — Active Goods
Active Goods Blog -Teaching Children the Importance of an Active Commute

Teaching Children the Importance of an Active Commute

We have been so used to the sedentary luxury of driving everywhere that children miss out on walking and being active during the school commute. We encourage parents to consider a more active school commute as it helps to promote healthy and active habits that will follow children into adulthood.
August 30, 2022 — Active Goods