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Shirley Eichenberger-Archer, JD, MA

Shirley Eichenberger-Archer, JD, MA

Shirley Archer, JD, MA, is an internationally acknowledged integrative health and mindfulness specialist, best-selling author of 16 fitness and wellness books translated into multiple languages and sold worldwide, award-winning health journalist, contributing editor to Fitness Journal, media spokesperson, and IDEA's 2008 Fitness Instructor of the Year. She's a 25-year industry veteran and former health and fitness educator at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, who has served on multiple industry committees and co-authored trade books and manuals for ACE, ACSM and YMCA of the USA. She has appeared on TV worldwide and was a featured trainer on America's Next Top Model.

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New Insights Into DOMs

March 20, 2024

Researchers reviewed studies on DOMS caused by eccentric contractions, noting instances when DOMS could be reduced.

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Parenting and Finding Exercise Time

December 5, 2023

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Walking and Lower Chance of Depression

December 5, 2023

Recent research findings show that moderate-intensity activity of as few as 20 minutes, 5 days per week, can lower risks of depressive symptoms and reduce the odds of experiencing major depression.

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Mental Training and Endurance Performance

December 5, 2023

Three weeks of mental training among untrained exercisers improved endurance exercise performance by 10% over those that did not receive mental training, as reported in the European Journal of Applied Physiology.

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