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Training for Mind-Body Resilience

by: Kelly McGonigal, PhD

Research explores how exercise can protect against the harmful effects of chronic stress.

Think of a recent time you felt stressed. Maybe it was during an argument with your spouse, or a meltdown with your kids. Maybe you were stuck in traffic and late for an important meeting. Or maybe you were lying in bed, worrying about work. Whatever the cause of your stress, your body and brain were almost certainly experiencing the same thing: boiling blood pressure, a churning stomach, tight muscles and a racing mind.

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IDEA Fitness Journal , Volume 10, Issue 4

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Kelly McGonigal, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

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