Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Return Risk

Thirty percent of women who overcome breast cancer experience a recurrence (www.breastcancer.org). Recently, scientists reviewed ...

The Power of Visualization

All of us instinctively use visualization (aka imagery) to help us perform better. Have you ever mentally practiced your own perfo...

Water Fitness: A Well-Kept Secret

"I don't have to visit the chiropractor!" "The doctor has cut my BP medication in half." "There is no stress on my knees!" "I can perform...

Optimism and Women's Health

Are you an optimist, and do you encourage others to look on the bright side? If yes, then you may be supporting your own and other peo...

Resistance Training and the Cardiorespiratory Response

We know that resistance training improves strength, but can it also challenge the cardiorespiratory system? In a study published in Th...

Embracing a Fitness Lifestyle

client: Rafaela | personal trainer: Jessica Sanchez, fitness director and head trainer, Total Woman FitZone | location: Bakersfield, California

Comparing Periodization Strategies for Women

Study reviewed: Bartolomei, S., et al. 2015. Block vs. weekly undulating periodized resistance training programs in women. Journal of ...

Exercise and Pain Perception in Older Adults

Can physical activity help us modulate pain? New findings from Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis suggest that ph...

A Team Approach to Wellness

Lisa Dougherty is the founder of the Medical Fitness Network (MFN). This mostly volunteer‐driven project is supported by more than 100 national businesses. Dougherty's vision is ...

Movement Helps Kids’ Arteries

It's been documented that active kids tend to perform better in school, are less likely to gain excess weight, develop stronger muscles...

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