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2020: A Foresters year in review

Nicole Gourley, Global Chief Membership Officer, reflects on the many ways Foresters members made a positive impact in a challenging year.

Anjeli’s story: A different kind of scholarship

With applications now open for 2021, get inspired by one student’s scholarship win and read her advice about the program. Anjeli Macaranas has a passion for community service. “In the summer during my sophomore and...

Life changes: Your life insurance should change with it.

A guide to your life insurance review Do you have life insurance? When you bought your current policy, was it due to a special event in your life, such as getting married, buying a home,...

Children and Type 2 diabetes: how to help your child stay healthy

Practical advice for parents of children living with diabetes.

What to do when pandemic fatigue hits

It’s real and these steps can help.

Why tracking your health is important

Achieving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge for many people as the busy nature of many lives means they often fall...

Five simple changes to rejuvenate your diet

For many people, keeping track of your health can seem difficult and complicated, especially if you don't know where to start. This can be...

Five ways to speed up your metabolism

If you are keen to improve your health, knowing how to speed up your metabolism can be key to achieving your goals. Fitness tracking...

Low intensity MET exercises

There is a great deal of information both online and in fitness magazines about the health benefits of high intensity exercises, with little regard for low intensity activities. Find out the health benefits of low intensity exercises in this second post on MET (metabolic equivalent of Task). The dacadoo energy models are based on MET which measures the intensity of a physical activity.

3 best ways to stretch at your desk

Most of nowadays working time consists in a bunch of sitting-at-your-desk actions. Replying to emails, writing and editing documents, filling-out forms and spreadsheets with numbers. But there’s more: when home, after your deserved meal, you’ll probably be sitting on your (beloved) couch to watch a new episode of your favourite TV series.

Want to increase your fitness this year?

Want to increase your fitness this year? Before you go and spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars, euros, pounds or francs on a gym membership consider the following: Try walking, jogging, or running. They're easy to do at any time of day, you don't have to go far to do it and it's inexpensive. Try it, and measure your progress with QUENTIQ to stay motivated and encourage your friends to get active too.