Tag Archives: exercise benefits

Why Aren’t Women Weightlifting?

Are you a woman? Is weightlifting a part of your athletic training routine? It should be. “The American College of Sports Medicine recommends weightlifting for all adults at least twice …

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February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. Celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking.

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Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Thursday is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart …

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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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Exercise Shown to Increase Bone Remodeling

Exercise has been touted to build bone mass, but exactly how it actually accomplishes this is a matter of debate. Now, researchers show that an exercise-induced hormone activates cells that …

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Are the Midterm Elections Stressing You Out? Exercise

Are the statewide and national elections stressing you out? Try exercising. The endless hours of news coverage about the “fate of national politics” and potential xenophobia have taken a toll …

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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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“Chemo Brain”

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’d like to highlight “Chemo Brain” today. If you or a loved one has suffered through breast cancer, you may have heard …

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Can Exercise Ease Addiction?

Drug addiction is a common and disabling illness.   According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 21.5 million American adults (aged 12 and older) battled a substance use …

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