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Is Cardio Better than Strength Training for Stress Management?

When considering the benefits of regular exercise, most people immediately think of things like improved strength, stamina, and overall physical health. An additional, often under appreciated use of exercise is its role in stress management. Exercise as stress relief is a well-known concept, but if you want to maximize the benefits of exercise for stress …

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Inactivity Physiology: What is it and How to Avoid it

We are all coming off a year where – most likely – our workouts and total energy expenditure dropped off dramatically during the course of a typical day. It is totally understandable. A whole new field of study has developed recently called inactivity physiology. Inactivity Physiology Defined The inactivity physiology paradigm can be defined as: …

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Five Proven Exercise Strategies to Improve Mood and Anxiety

Packaging the health benefits of exercise into a bottle or pill would be comparable to finding the Holy Grail. Though that won’t happen any time soon, you can still take advantage of what exercise has to offer. According to a study published in the Lancet Psychiatry, people report an average of 3.5 days of poor …

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