Category Archives: EDGE Athletic Performance

Athletic performance development for children and adults

Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder by Exercising

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons — S.A.D. begins and ends at about the same times every year.

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Does Eating Less Over the Holidays Mean Weight Loss? No

We’re nearing the end of the most celebrated food holidays of the year – Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve – which means there’s a high probability that you’ve …

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Curb Holiday Overeating

The holiday season means feasts, festivities and lots of food. And, if you’re naughty, Santa might bring you an extra five pounds around your waistline. Now that the Holidays are …

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“12 Days of Christmas” Workout

Happy Holidays! It’s easy to let your workout routine slide during the holiday season. It’s more fun to spend time eating at the buffet and drinking egg nog with friends and …

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If Your Child Isn’t Getting Enough Sleep – He May Have Other Unhealthy Habits

Did you know that the American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that children 6 to 12 years of age sleep 9-12 hours on a regular basis to promote optimal health?  …

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Don’t Be Scared Of These Halloween Fitness Games

Witches and goblins and ghouls! Oh my!  Traditionally, Halloween isn’t known as a fitness holiday, to say the least.  But, with a little imagination, Halloween can be an exciting holiday …

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Exercise Helps Cognition

A new British Journal of Psychology study has looked at the details behind how cognitive performance may improve during aerobic exercise. The investigators found that both aerobic exercise and upright posture improved …

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Virtual Reality Increases Exercise Performance

Using Virtual Reality (VR) headsets while exercising can reduce pain and increase how long someone can sustain an activity, according to new research. The research, led by PhD candidate Maria …

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HIIT Training Lowers Risk for Chronic Disease

A few minutes of high-intensity interval (HIIT) or sprinting exercise may be as effective as much longer exercise sessions in spurring beneficial improvements in mitochondrial function, according to new research. …

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Back-to-School Fitness for Moms

The importance of improving fitness skills cannot be underestimated.  Many adults with low levels of interest in physical activity are often found to have decreased self-confidence.  The American Heart Association …

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