Mobility & Fitness

Fitness Newsbrief: Music and Exercise

Music Makes Exercise Feel Easier. Upbeat music may be the key to getting through a workout, according to a study published in July in Psychology of Sport and Exercise. A group of 24 exercisers performed 10 minutes of high-intensity interval training under three conditions: with music, with a podcast, or with … Read More

Strength Training for Brain Health

· · Mobility & Fitness
Aerobic exercise may be the kind of workout most closely associated with brain health benefits. Think about the circulation boost you get from a brisk walk or game of tennis. But strength training with weights, machines, resistance bands or your own body weight (think push-ups) also may help improve cognition. It … Read More

Resistance Exercise Fights Depression

· · Mobility & Fitness
While we already know that exercise can help fight depression, a new meta-analysis has shown that the benefits aren’t limited to aerobic activity. Researchers at the University of Limerick in Ireland reported in JAMA Psychiatry that resistance training, such as lifting weights, using resistance bands, or doing calisthenics, can significantly … Read More

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