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Exercise and cancer prevention

Exercise and Cancer Prevention

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / March 14, 2022

Remind clients that fitness offers numerous benefits beyond what meets the eye, including cancer prevention.

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Woman lowering exercise time on stationary bike

Less Exercise Time Still Effective

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / March 14, 2022

Research shows that young, healthy exercisers can decrease stationary cycling exercise time by several minutes and get equivalent results.

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Women practicing exercise therapy for chronic health conditions

Exercise Therapy and Chronic Health Conditions

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / December 6, 2021

Researchers conducted a study to determine if “exercise therapy” is helpful for people with more than one chronic condition.

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Exercise and Sleep

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / September 27, 2021

Physical activity can mitigate the risk from poor sleep. This insight on exercise and sleep is according to new research findings.

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Young girl exercising in a bounce house

Childhood Exercise and Brain Development

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / September 27, 2021

Here’s another research-backed link between exercise and brain development for parents who don’t yet prioritize their children’s playtime.

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Two men running together smiling to show link between exercise and mental health

Exercise and Mental Health During the Pandemic

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / September 7, 2021

An online survey of people during the pandemic shows a relationship between declining exercise and mental health outcomes.

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Man choosing best time to exercise at night

Best Time to Exercise for Metabolic Health

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / September 7, 2021

Fit pros love to debate many topics, the best time to exercise being one of them. Here’s why early-evening training could be prime time.

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Enjoyable exercise can lift mood and improve neuroplasticity in adults.

Exercise Boosts Neuroplasticity, Helping Depression

By Kate Watson / August 12, 2021

In studying physical activity’s effect on depression, researchers from Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany found that exercise simultaneously lifts mood and boosts neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change. It is neuroplasticity that lets us adapt to challenges and learn new processes. With its key findings, this research provides further evidence that physical activity benefits the brain. The…

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Woman drinking a shake after exercise and appetite increase

Exercise and Appetite

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / August 9, 2021

Being aware of how exercise and appetite are linked may help people reach weight loss goals, according to a report in Nutrients.

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Man on a bike for exercise and liver health

Exercise and Liver Health

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / August 9, 2021

Research supports being active for several health benefits and reasons—including the link between exercise and liver health.

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Man exercising in lieu of testosterone therapy

Testosterone Therapy More Effective With Exercise

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / July 6, 2021

If clients ask about the benefits of supplemental testosterone therapy, you can share that circuit training provides more health benefits.

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Causes of inflammation

How Exercise Helps Inflammation

By Len Kravitz, PhD / June 11, 2021

Regular exercise helps inflammation as an effective protector and treatment against chronic diseases associated with low-grade inflammation.

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Do You Have “Exercise Resistance”?

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / June 7, 2021

Researchers found that “exercise resistance” and too much inactivity makes the body less efficient “burning” fat.

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Three young adults walking and engaging in light physical activity

Light Physical Activity Benefits Health

By Sarah Kolvas / June 4, 2021

Optimizing the benefits of exercise may be a matter of using the right training combination that includes plenty of light physical activity.

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High Levels of Inactivity and Distractibility

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / June 4, 2021

Studies continue to reveal a strong connection between physical activity and brain fitness—and now between inactivity and distractibility.

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Mental health habits

Three Pillars of Mental Health

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / May 10, 2021

Recent research findings identify these three healthy behaviors as predictive of good mental health and well-being among young adults.

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