10 environmental secrets hidden from the publicIn a recent global ranking of environmental protection initiatives, Canada placed last - dead last. Not only did we drop from 12th place to 27th in one year, we were the only country that didn't make progress in the environmental field. Here are some government secrets that might explain why:
- Hands up if you find it difficult"if not impossible"to get to the gym three times a week. Or even once a week. Not everyone is as fortunate as Corporal Erin Anderson of CFB Borden who gets paid to include exercise in her work week. Even with allotted fitness time and access to world-class facilities, however, she concedes, "it's a challenge to find time to keep up my fitness levels." The good news is that there are dozens of ways to sneak exercise into your life. Even 10 minutes of cardio a day will help lower your risk of disease, reduce stress and improve sleep. That's the key: routine. Choosing physical activity over staying stationary should become so automatic that you don't even need to plan for it.
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