By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS A recent study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine assessed the effectiveness of Qigong (pronounced chee-gung) exercise in older adult Americans.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Strengthening your lower body is vital for your health for many reasons, including weight management, balance, core stability, low-back support, and more.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS A recent study found that the velocity or speed at which you walk is positively related to your functional fitness level
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS In addition to cardio, you should work your total body by strengthening your legs, back, chest, shoulders, and abdominals. Then at the end of your workout, stretch your muscles for a complete total body workout.
By Brandon Pollock PhD, ACSM-EP-C If cognitive dysfunction in PD is caused by orthostatic hypotension or reduced cerebral blood flow, this would emphasize the need for PD individuals to perform regular physical activity.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Incorporating a light strength and flexibility program to your regimen can improve your running and will likely help reduce common injuries that can occur as a result of training.