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Testosterone Therapy More Effective With Exercise

By Shirley Archer, 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 Your Clients Have “Exercise Resistance”?

By Shirley Archer, 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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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, 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, 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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Exercise and immune system function

Does Exercise Suppress the Immune System?

By Shirley Archer, JD, MA / April 5, 2021

Have you heard the claims that strenuous exercise can suppress the immune system and increase infection risk?

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Research Update: The Value of Exercise for Women’s Health

By Len Kravitz, PhD / June 14, 2018

Learn about the five health conditions and risk factors that have a strong influence on women’s health—and how exercise helps!

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Exercise for Seniors

By No Author / August 24, 2017

Certain types of exercise for seniors can lessen the chance that you develop more severe problems from the physical challenges of aging.

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The Three Metabolic Energy Systems

By Jason Karp, PhD / February 1, 2009

The energy we use to move comes from three metabolic energy pathways: the phosphagen system, glycolysis and the aerobic system.

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How to Calculate Calories Expended

By Jeffrey Janot, PhD / May 31, 2005

Clients frequently ask how many calories they burn during exercise. How do you answer so they know how to calculate calories expended?

A common inquiry clients often make is, “How many calor…

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