What’s up everyone? Hopefully, you all are enjoying the week so far. It’s sunny outside, 70 degrees, and its the middle of November…I’m not complaining. Anyway, I just got done surfing the web for a few interesting fitness facts to think about this week. Below you’ll find links to a few research articles relating to health and fitness. Check it out.
We all know that aerobic exercise is beneficial in strengthening the cardiovascular system and lowering blood pressure. Are there other areas in which aerobic exercise has a positive physiological impact? Check out this study from Duke University regarding the effect of exercise on the heart’s ability to handle stress. (link)
Do you find that you tend to eat more when you are distracted (watching television, listening to the radio, surfing the net)? If so, then you might be interested in knowing that one key to losing weight is paying attention! Click the link to find out more. (link)
Strength training does more than just build stronger, healthier muscles. It helps to build a healthier, happier body and improves quality of life. Learn more in this article from the American Heart Association. (link)
Hopefully, these facts and tips will give you something to think about this week. If not, then maybe you’ll like this clip of one of my favorite clients. He’s one of the hardest workers that I know! (awesome workout)
Jamie Ives MA, CSCS, Master Trainer
Jamie has several years of experience in the fitness industry, working with clients of various ages, ability levels, and health conditions. He enjoys using his knowledge as well as his experience in exercise prescription and program design to help each of his clients reach their individual wellness goals and improve their quality of life. For more information about Empower Personal Training, please call (919) 401-8024.