Category: Health

Articles relating to health and wellness in Chatham-Kent.

10 Tips For How Successful People Win During Tough Times

10 Tips For How Successful People Win During Tough Times

CKSN Staff- May 9, 2020

By Dr. Jamie Richards, of Blenheim's Life By Design Centre “When the going gets tough the tough get going”. This cliché probably rings in your ... Read More

Here’s A Stuck At Home “Project” List Filled With Ideas

Here’s A Stuck At Home “Project” List Filled With Ideas

Life By Design Blenheim- May 2, 2020

A child manoeuvring through an indoor obstacle courseBy Dr. Jamie Richards of the Life By Design Centre in Blenheim - www.lifebydesigncentre.com. Do you have a ... Read More

It’s OK, And Encouraged To Get Outside During COVID-19

It’s OK, And Encouraged To Get Outside During COVID-19

CK Public Health- April 17, 2020

Ah, the sunshine. Is there anything more universally symbolic for “get outside”? At any other time, during any other year, we wouldn’t think twice about ... Read More

Off Ice Training Tip: Lower Body Zig Zag Skaters

Off Ice Training Tip: Lower Body Zig Zag Skaters

CKSN Staff- April 13, 2020

Arenas are closed and the offseason has started early, so it's time to get to work. Since you can't be on the ice, improving your ... Read More

5 Tips For Any Athlete To Stay On Track During COVID-19

5 Tips For Any Athlete To Stay On Track During COVID-19

CKSN Submissions- April 12, 2020

An athlete trains at PeakFor many athletes, they're used to training among other athletes, with professionals guiding their progression. One of those strength and conditioning ... Read More

COVID-19 Has No Effect On Local League and Their Giving Spirit

COVID-19 Has No Effect On Local League and Their Giving Spirit

CKSN Submissions- April 8, 2020

Although the global pandemic caused a local women’s mixed-sport league to end their inaugural season prematurely, it did not impede their vision of “making a ... Read More

Tips For Seniors To Stay Healthy At Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips For Seniors To Stay Healthy At Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

CK Public Health- April 6, 2020

Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health is strongly urging those over the age of 70 or those with weakened immune systems or medical conditions to ... Read More

Tips For Meal Planning During A Global Pandemic

Tips For Meal Planning During A Global Pandemic

CK Public Health- April 1, 2020

Grocery shopping, menu planning, and creating nutritious meals on a budget. These are all things you might be thinking of right now as we all ... Read More

Off Ice Training Tip: Soccer Ball Toe Taps With Stickhandling

Off Ice Training Tip: Soccer Ball Toe Taps With Stickhandling

CKSN Staff- March 29, 2020

With arenas closed it's time to get to work on your offseason training. Here is a drill that will work on both your agility, foot ... Read More

Staying Physically Active While Physically Distancing

Staying Physically Active While Physically Distancing

CK Public Health- March 26, 2020

We face a crucial time in our society where strict measures have been put in place to protect the health of our families, friends, and ... Read More

Home Fitness Tip: Single Leg Squats

Home Fitness Tip: Single Leg Squats

CKSN Staff- March 22, 2020

We're all at home more than we want to be with the coronavirus spread continuing. We're going to feature workout moves you can do at ... Read More

How to Help Children Understand and Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic

How to Help Children Understand and Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic

CK Public Health- March 20, 2020

Children and teens react, in part, to what they see from the adults around them. When parents and caregivers deal with the COVID-19 calmly and ... Read More

Cancellation Of All Youth Sports Imminent

Cancellation Of All Youth Sports Imminent

CKSN Staff- March 12, 2020

With recent announcements from all major sporting leagues, including the NHL, MLB, and NBA, as well as international organizations such as the IIHF, it is ... Read More

Dr. Colby Discusses The Risk Of COVID-19 At Sporting Events, And To Our Community

Dr. Colby Discusses The Risk Of COVID-19 At Sporting Events, And To Our Community

CKSN Staff- March 10, 2020

Crowds like this might not be the norm at arenas and stadiums for long - Photo by Kelsey Vermeersch/ CKSN.caIt seems likely that it's only ... Read More