Exercise is Medicine on Campus Month

Knowledge bits - Going the Extra Mile

Hong Kong's most famous marathon is around the corner and people are preparing themselves to join in on the running fun. In this series of videos, we are going to take a closer look at participating in a marathon and what benefits it will bring us, as we encourage everyone to adopt healthy habits for an active lifestyle.

Health Benefits of Running

Running is the king of cardio exercises and it’s so easy to do, the only thing you need is just a good pair of running shoes. We all know running is good for us, but its benefits go far beyond the obvious. This video introduces the health benefits running has to offer and how it can improve your life.

10,000 steps a Day

We need 10,000 steps each day to be healthy. At least, that is what fitness tracking devices often recommend us to do. But is this advice more a marketing tool than a target based on science? This video takes a closer look at what is behind the 10,000 steps.

Tips on Getting More Steps

Getting 10,000 steps a day isn’t easy if you have a sedentary job or need to sit through classes all day. Still, there are some minor changes in your lifestyle that you can adapt to gain more activity throughout the day. This video shows you how you can get more steps and be more active throughout the day.

Healthy Through Hiking

The warm sunshine, the fresh air, and the nice views, hiking is one of Hong Kong’s most favourite leisure activity and it’s not only good for our body, but also for our mood and our mind. This video will show you what benefits hiking in the nature provides us with and why you should start hiking.