Fitness

exercise depression

Depression may respond to exercise – The Washington Post

Exercise Depression As much as we might dread starting an exercise session, there is something exhilarating once we get into the exercise. It’s not uncommon to hear “exercise helps me clear my mind” or “exercise relaxes me” and so on. It should be little surprise, then, that exercise may reduce depression. This recent study may …

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Workplace Wellness Can Backfire

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire – MarketWatch

Workplace Wellness Can Backfire Too often workplace wellness programs are miniaturized clinical visits, with focus on symptomatic vital statistics like blood pressure and not the social determinants of health. The result is that workplace wellness can backfire and produce poor health results and an even more toxic work environment. Not every company wellness program works …

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new exercise guidelines

New exercise guidelines: Even parking a little farther away counts

New Exercise Guidelines Are the new exercise guidelines just settling or are they just a more practical approach? Americans, in particular, seem to have a hard time exercising. Yes. There are many gyms and people wear athletic wear so much it has become fashionable. But Americans are not getting results from their exercising binges. Perhaps …

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fitness not fit

Fitness industry booms, but we’re not getting fitter – Axios

Fitness Not Fit Fitness centers seem to have the same problem as conventional medicine… they cannot and will not deliver expected results. Like their medical counterparts, it’s not bad intentions. It is simply that fitness is not fit to fight the Modern Lifestyle. Sure. You can have a personal trainer mentor you through your squats …

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Workouts Helping

Are Your Workouts Helping Or Hurting You?

Workouts Helping Since Phys Ed class in elementary school we have all been convinced that exercise is good and more exercise is better. There may well be truth in that but not all exercises are best for each person. We are learning that not all calories are equal and that we must consider the nutritional …

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exercise boosts mental health

How Exercise Can Boost Your Mental Health | Psychology Today

Exercise Boosts Mental Health There is more to exercise than the “no pain, no gain” mentality. While many Americans associate exercise with grueling physical workouts, more and more research shows exercise boosts mental health as well. As healthcare becomes more holistic, this is a great opportunity to make the most of exercise… for more than sweating. …

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