By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Regardless of sex differences, new research is trying to find the mechanism behind depression.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Absent prescription drugs, exercise is the best way to naturally boost serotonin levels and over time, can drastically improve symptoms associated with depression.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Group-type of education, may also promote conversations, experiences, and help individual people see their struggle as not so unique in some ways and that other people with similar, or different, beliefs and values still struggle in similar ways.
By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS Social distancing is the practice of keeping a minimum of six feet of distance between you and another person to prevent the spread of a contagious disease. Remember, the goal of social distancing is not to become isolated from others.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Research suggests that a person’s mood can be altered, indirectly, due to increases sleep and /or greater levels of physical activity behavior which in turn improves mood as these levels increase.
By Jonathon Stavres PhD, ACSM-EP-C Yoga has also been suggested to improve weight loss, stress, and even lipid profiles (Manchanda & Madan, 2014).
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.
Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Seeking help or having a professional to talk to is a great way to address issues in life that perhaps you and or members of your family are not capable of working through alone.
Sara Harper, MS A review of physical activity on an individual’s emotional state revealed that rhythmic aerobic activities such as cycling led to reductions in anxiety and depression after just one exercise session.