Tomorrow, June 3rd, is National Health and Fitness Day across Canada (NHFD), a day when Canadians are encouraged get out and get active. In fact, NHFD’s goal is to make Canada the fittest nation on Earth!

Why should Canada strive for fittest nation status? The answer lies in the many health benefits of exercise. Medical cannabis patients suffer from a variety of medical conditions, including anxiety-related disorders, poor sleep and more, many of which benefit from aerobic exercise. Below is a list of health problems that have shown improvement with exercise:
We here in Nanaimo consider ourselves lucky to live surrounded by nature. From hiking and running trails to kayaking and rock climbing, we have some of Canada’s best outdoor activities within easy reach all year long. Tomorrow, we’ll be out enjoying NHFD, and we encourage you to the same in your community!