By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C If you are someone who can’t or doesn’t want to lift heavy weight, there is an alternative method of resistance exercise called blood flow resistance training (BFR).
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS It is also possible that the lack of blood flow in as little as ten days is why we feel lethargic, anxious, or even depressed when we undergo periods of time without exercise.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Research has shown that once an individual is severely withdrawn, something can happen in the brain that even exercise may not be able to improve/ reverse vital cellular brain functions
By Jon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Recent research evidence suggests that single limb exercises may have an added benefit related to muscular adaptations
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 Brandon Pollock PhD, ACSM-EP-C Many individuals describe experiencing orthostatic hypotension as a ‘head rush’, and symptoms include dizziness, blurred vision, nausea, headaches, lightheadedness, and in some cases even fainting.