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Introduction to Arthritis


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Each year, September is the national month for arthritis. Did you know that this condition is the most prevalent in Canada and one of the highest causes for long lasting invalidity in the country? More precisely, it’s one in every five person that must deal with it, which equals to around six million Canadians. 10% of those are younger than 65 years old.

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Olympe’s Mental Health Conference


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Through the year, employees and managers at Olympe thought a lot about behavior changes in businesses and now we wish to share the information that we gathered with businesses with our new conference on mental health. We take dive into different themes like how to identify stressful elements which deepens the resilience to organizational changes. This conference presents means to address behavioral changes in simple, jargon-free way inspired by theoretical models, management and psychology concepts otherwise difficult to obtain.

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Take part in the Organization Challenge!


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With teleworking, colleagues have fewer chances to interact and having friendly chit-chat. Communications are frequently focus essentially on the job and professional relations can also take a hit. This phenomenon can lower your team engagement toward the company.

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4 ways to decrease obesity stigmatization


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By Stéphanie Boivin
Olympe Kinesiologist

According to the World Health Organization, obesity is when the body mass index (BMI) is beyond 30. It is a chronic disease with multiple sources: environmental, metabolic, cultural, educational, psychological and many others. Even if this information is known, the public and the medias are frequently downplaying its complexity to a lack of physical activity and bad food habits.

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A trainer who lost her will to train – The story of Stephanie


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Stephanie, a kinesiologist for Olympe was a teacher for an average of 15 group classes each week. She moved between locations on her bicycle even during winter. When she got a promotion to coordinator of a physical activity center, she had to let go of most of her group class. At that point she did not realize that it would have a negative impact on her physical condition.

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Hybrid Conferences


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If your teleworking office has not been thought ergonomically, after a whole year working from home, you might have developed pain in your neck, shoulders and/or back. Here are some tips and tricks to help you improve your posture or to avoid making your pain chronicle in the future.

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A trainer who lost his will to train


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Peter took a year off to realize one of his dreams: go through Asia and South America on his bicycle. Even though he was physically fit biking through 60 to 100 kilometers every day, his muscular capacity was deteriorating.

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The importance of training programs


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Every way you can move is important for physical and mental health. The best way to improve those is by combining different types of training to avoid repetition and decrease the injury risks. Having fun while training and choosing complementary exercises are important.

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Obesity in the workplace: how to support your employees


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By Lysandre Le Bel
Kinesiologist

When disease free does not mean healthy

Even if they are not sick, the people with weak physical health, who are overweight, who do not like their bodily image or those who have too much visceral fat are not healthy. Those people have increased chances to develop, sooner or later, important health issues.

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Make your posture better when teleworking


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If your teleworking office has not been thought ergonomically, after a whole year working from home, you might have developed pain in your neck, shoulders and/or back. Here are some tips and tricks to help you improve your posture or to avoid making your pain chronicle in the future.

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