Author: Alison Ludzki
Editors: Zena Lapp, Alex Taylor, and Sarah Kearns
Gyms are riding out their busiest season, as patrons hang on to their New Year’s resolution exercise programs. But will it last? It seems inevitable that exercise participation wanes from January through December, except for maybe a blip prior to “beach body” season. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is one newer exercise option that could help your resolution stick.
Continue reading “Health Benefits of High-intensity Interval Training: Helping you HIIT the Gym”
By Alison Ludzki
April is Stress Awareness Month
April is a natural fit for Stress Awareness Month, playing host to inevitable final exams and tax season. But is there a way to avoid the stress that comes along with them?
Stress means different things to different people, making it hard to define. Most importantly, stress is a hormonal response to danger. However, stress can also occur in response to not-so-dangerous occasions in our day-to-day lives, including routine events like work, family interactions, and other daily responsibilities. When these stressors are ongoing, they can have physical and mental health consequences. Continue reading “Don’t sweat the small stuff: Exercise is Medicine® for stress relief”