By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Although research does suggest that light-moderate intensity aerobic exercise can be beneficial for women dealing with breast cancer or at risk for breast cancer, there are some considerations to keep in mind.
By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Participating in a moderate intensity regular exercise program may prepare you for, and protect you during the sick season.
By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C While an activity tracker keeps record of step counts or “moves” with the goal of surpassing a certain threshold, calorie trackers keep record of food consumption with the goal of not surpassing a certain threshold.
By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Lean mass is thermogenic, which means that it burns energy during rest. Therefore, increases in lean mass may increase resting metabolic rate, which is a major component of weight management.
By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Research has shown that the more interesting and fun your fitness program is to you; the more effective it will be and the better you will adhere to it.
By Jonathon Stavres PhD, ACSM-EP-C The holiday season is notoriously placed in the early phases of winter, when it is most inconvenient to get out of the house and spend some time at the gym.
Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Exercise can maintain a proper body weight, reduce the risk of pregnancy related complications, all while maintaining or improving cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness
By Jonathon Stavres MS. ACSM-EP-C Individuals suffering from arthritis may want to develop a “back-up” at-home exercise program that can be performed in the case that a flare up derails their normal exercise schedule.
By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C While advances in technology can have great benefits, it is important to avoid dependency on video games, cell phones, and computers; especially in youth.