Tagged: benefits of exercise

A Place for Fun, A Place for Fitness

When you think of fitness places, do you think of treadmills, weights, and resistance machines? Does going to the gym feel like more of a chore than a fun activity? With the right mindset and realistic goals in mind, exercising can be the highlight of your day!

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Exercise Is Food for Your Soul

If there was a new drug that suppressed your appetite, reduced your anxiety, and made you feel better about yourself, would you take it? What if it also helped you sleep better, and you could be more productive throughout the day? If you could have more energy, a sense of well-being, excitement and joy – […]

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How Physical Activity Affects Your Brain

It is widely known that physical activity is good for the body. Often overlooked though, is how exercise is crucial for your mental health as well. Regular exercise has a positive impact on your mental health and brain health. Research proves that regular exercise does make a difference in your overall health no matter your […]

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How Exercise Contributes to Wellness

Wellness is not just about eating right, meditation, stress management, or exercise. Wellness is about every aspect coming together for the common goal of feeling great. While all these aspects are equally important, this blog will focus on how exercise specifically contributes to wellness.

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Creating an Effective Exercise Program Post-Cancer Treatment

You or someone you love has just completed a difficult and rocky road of cancer treatment. It’s time to get your body back on track, and give it a bit more effort, but where do you start? Read how you can create an effective exercise program post-cancer treatment.

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Continue With Exercise During Cancer Treatment

If you or someone you love is dealing with cancer, and currently undergoing cancer treatment, you might think exercise is off the table. You would be wrong. Exercise has a slew of benefits for those undergoing treatment, including reducing fatigue, keeping you social, retaining crucial muscle mass, and maintaining your stamina. So what kinds of […]

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Just Diagnosed with Cancer? Yes, You Do Need to Exercise!

In the first blog of our Cancer and Exercise series, we discussed why exercise was beneficial for survival and tolerance of treatment. In this post, we’ll be discussing what types of exercise will be beneficial, and how you can fit them in, post-diagnosis.

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Can Exercise Provide Benefits Post-Cancer Diagnosis?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Therefore, highlighting the benefits of exercise in different stages of cancer – diagnosis, during treatment, and post-treatment recovery seemed important. This is the first in series of articles that discuss not only the benefits, but also the types of exercise deemed most appropriate. Many of you may have struggled with […]

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6 Ways to Avoid Burnout

You may have started the year with the best of intentions, vowing to exercise more, but after a few weeks of trying to stick to your resolutions, you may be feeling burned out and ready to abandon your goals. This is not uncommon. In fact, many people lose their motivation and feel burned out because […]

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How Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently we discussed how massage can help with the symptoms of depression. But how about treating depression with exercise, too? Many studies show that folks who exercise regularly get a positive boost in their overall sense of well being, and lower rates of depression.

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