Tag: Exercise

Advanced Interval Training
January 7, 2013 Exercise Brian Fulton

  An interval-training workout is one in which you alternate periods of hard work, with periods of easy or recovery work.  In my previous post I looked at some of the benefits of interval training such as weight loss, as well as increased strength, speed, and heart rate recovery.  The best way for beginners to
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Exercise Safe — Exercise Smart
February 7, 2012 Exercise,Healthy Lifestyle,Injury Prevention Brian Fulton

  You often hear about the benefits of exercise, but it is just as important to be aware of the hazards of improper exercise.  It is common in my profession to see people who have injured themselves while working out or playing sports.  Exercise is fraught with hazards, but choosing the right activity and approaching
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Exercise and Your Brain
February 6, 2012 Exercise,Head,Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

  Research has long shown that moderate exercise protects against an array of chronic diseases and slows the effects of aging, but did you know that exercise also improves brain function, reduces the risk of strokes and can protect the brain from degenerative changes?

Using Exercise to Reduce Pain
February 5, 2012 Exercise,Healthy Lifestyle,Injury Prevention Brian Fulton

As a massage therapist, I have heard many of my patients speak about how increasing their activity levels, reduces their body pain. Well it turns out that this isn’t just anecdotal information. A fourteen-year study of 866 runners aged 62 to 76 showed 25% less musculoskeletal pain in active participants versus a sedentary control group[i].
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The Importance of Exercise
February 1, 2012 Exercise,Healthy Lifestyle Brian Fulton

  Exercise Schmexercise Why exercise?  It takes time, effort, and sometimes it just plain hurts.  Worse yet, you can easily injure yourself doing physical activity.  After all, when have you heard of people injuring themselves watching television?   Well, just read these excerpts pulled from various articles on the subject of exercise and decide for yourself.