Tag: exercise

Physical Activity and Overall Wellness and Resilience

A reader asked me about a recent study from the Tokyo Institute of Technology that said that daily strenuous exercise could shorten rather than prolong our lifespan. In their study, the authors theorize that excessive endurance training effectively neutralizes the usual benefits of exercise. I wanted to clarify a few things with my readers because…

Exercise and Sleep – Getting Enough?

Here is another topic I probably should not have to sell you on. This is because it should go without saying that our bodies were not meant to remain sedentary for too long. A growing body of research shows that long periods of physical inactivity raise your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and…

Finding Balance Between Sedentary and Exercise

Finding the middle ground between sedentary and compulsive exercise would likely be difficult for some. I know it was for me. Most of this likely stems from improper training and expectations during grade school and high school, while some might also stem from social media and entertainment media. A great example of this might be…