More Evidence Exercise Is Good For Your Mood

exercise is good for mental health

More Evidence Exercise Is Good For Your Mood Those of us who exercise or workout on a regular basis already know this and dont need a study to tell us that exercise is good for our mood. However, another study suggests that people who exercise regularly may experience symptoms of mental health disorders less often. To that I say "no kidding" but if you need some evidence, here it is. Read on! Here Are The Facts The study at The Lancet Psychiatry...

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Do I Need Protein Immediately Post-Workout or You Won’t Build Muscle

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Myth or Fact? You Need Protein Immediately Post-Workout or You Won't Build Muscle If you go online and look into this you will find a lot of different answers. Most will tell you that you do need protein immediately after a workout. In fact, some spots on the interned will lead you to believe that if you workout and don't get your protein ASAP after a workout your whole workout is shot, your whole day is shot, and you might...

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Start The Morning Workout Routine

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Start The Morning Workout Routine Start Small Start with just 30 minutes. Don't jump right in with a 90-minute early morning workout. It’s easy to wake up a half hour earlier and go out and do something basic like running, push-ups, and sit-ups and then get ready for work. You can always make your workouts longer down the road, but start with something you can be consistent with. Prep the Night Before If you’re going to need something in the...

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Is Yoga Really Exercise?

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Is Yoga Really Exercise? I get asked this a lot. Usually by someone who doesn't do yoga, or someone who doesn't care for it. Those who love it will tell you all the benefits. They will also be excited to share them with you. So what is the answer? Studies Show Yoga Is Good For You The trend toward high intensity workouts has reinforced the notion held by some that it doesn't really count as exercise because most of its...

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Whats Better – Running Indoors or Outside?

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Get The Best Out Of Your Workout Part 2 -  Which is Better - Running Indoors or Outside? I understand we all want to Get The Best Out of Your Workout. Lets face it, sometimes that can be tricky! Conflicting theories on how to maximize your exercise would stretch anyone to the limit. In this series of blogs I will answer some of the more common questions I get asked about how to get the best out of exercise. This...

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Get The Best Out Of Your Workout: Part 1 Stretching

Stretching

Get The Best Out Of Your Workout: Part 1 - Stretching I understand we all want to Get The Best Out of Exercise. Lets face it, sometimes that can be tricky! Conflicting theories on how to maximize your workouts would stretch anyone to the limit. Here is some information on stretching and whether you should be doing it as part of your Warm - Up. Should I Do Stretching As Part Of My Warm-Up? Many people perform stretches before running...

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Brutal Honesty About Results From Your Workouts

Brutal Honesty About Results From Your Workouts, or Why You Are Not Seeing Results. I have some tough love for you today. It's about your workouts, and their results. Can we speak honestly? You go to the gym several times a week, sometimes twice in one day, you attend classes, you get your sweat on, and yet something is missing. You aren't as fit as you should be, something isn't working the way you think it should. Is it really...

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Does Sweating During a Workout Mean You Burn More Calories?

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Does Sweating During a Workout Mean You Burn More Calories? If you don’t work up a sweat exercising, then you haven’t been going hard enough, right? Wrong. Well, possibly wrong. When it comes to exercise, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a dripping forehead. But does a sweat-soak shirt equal a better workout? SWEAT SCIENCE As your muscles generate heat during your workout, and your body temperature rises, your body triggers a cooling process - sweating. Our sweat glands are...

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Dont Forget To Stretch – Fitness Trick & Tip #8

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  Don't Forget To Stretch If you are over 40 stretching and mobility exercises are especially vital, but the sad reality is that many of us are just not flexible enough.  Why?  We don't take the time to stretch.  This can lead to increased risk of injury, and as life goes on it only gets worse, and yet, can keep you from doing some of your favorite activities.  Be sure to stretch daily, if not daily, get into the habit...

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Got Aches & Pains?

Time to Change Your Fitness Routine

Got Aches & Pains?  Help Yourself - Move Around, Even If You Don't Want To. Are you currently or have you ever been sore, stiff, tight, inflamed, aches & pains? Do you know someone who suffers from a chronic inflammatory disease? Here is something near and dear to many of us, and unfortunately its common to forget about this little nugget of knowledge.  Move!!  Even if its difficult to because of Aches & Pains. As difficult as it is sometimes, the...

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