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.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS While there is no easy way to cope or cure depression, a natural therapy that has been found to be effective for many people is to exercise or be physically active with other people.