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Menopause and Depression

Hunter Bennett Menopause is considered to be a time of great change. A time where the body undergoes a myriad of physical and physiological alterations – all of which essentially indicates the end of the reproductive cycle as we know it. However (as I am sure you know), menopause can come with a number of

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3 Exercise Tips to Prevent and Treat Depression

Sara Thompson, M.Sc. in Exercise Science The 3 Pieces of Advice: Go out and try something. The hardest step is the first one, but once you start exercising you will feel better and be more inclined to continue. Add some high-intensity exercise into your routine. Even a little bit of moderate or vigorous activity can

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How Overtraining and Undertraining Impacts Hormonal Health

While maintaining a healthy hormonal balance is essential for overall health and wellbeing, it is an often-overlooked component of women’s health. Hormones play a vital role in regulating various bodily functions, including metabolism, energy, mood, and reproductive health. While exercise is known to have a positive impact on hormone health, doing too much or too

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Exercise After Menopause: What You Need To Know

Menopause is one of the most significant events in a woman’s life, and with it comes several changes that can affect function. Moreover, the post-menopausal period comes with many health considerations that can have a profound impact on one’s life. However, it isn’t all doom and gloom. See, many of the negative factors that occur

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Stop Taking Loans on Your Health

Over the last few years “hustle” culture has embedded itself into the lives of people across the globe. However, while the drive to work yourself to the bone in your twenties, thirties, and forties to set yourself up in your later years may have a positive impact on your financial situation, it is likely to


How to Workout to Promote Longevity

Exercise is for everyone. In fact, I would argue that exercise becomes more important as you get older. It helps stave off disease and illness, enhances functional ability, and ultimately promotes longevity – which is pretty important for everyone if you ask me. How does exercise effect longevity? Getting older typically occurs alongside a number

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Exercising in Poor Air Quality: What You Need to Know

For as long as I can remember, people have been exercising outside. Whether it is going for a run, taking a nice long bike ride, or even doing tai chi in the park – the specifics do not matter. All that matters is that people are getting outside in the sunshine and exercising. However, over

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How to Get Back Into Exercise After Time Off

With COVID-19 restrictions slowly starting to ease, you are probably itching to get back into exercise – I mean, I know I am. However, I am here to tell you that you should probably take it little slower than you would like. In fact, you definitely should. See, when you start getting into exercise after

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How to Set Health Goals After COVID-19

We are almost there. By all accounts, things are finally on the up, and we should be able to get back into our normal routine over the coming months. Which means that you have a unique choice to make. You can choose to go back to the same old habits. The same way of eating.

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Now Is the Time to Bring Back the Presidential Fitness Test 

I am not sure about you, but over the last few years I have noticed a seriously sharp decline in the resiliency of our children. No longer are they able to tolerate stress, face adversity, and handle any sort of criticism. While I don’t doubt that this is the result of a combination of factors,

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How to Build Resiliency During A Pandemic

We are living through one of the most serious situations in modern history. This whole COVID-19 thing has turned the world as we know it upside down. And we could not have been any more unprepared. On both an individual and societal level, we are in a state of complete and utter disarray – so

Obesity and COVID-19

Does Obesity Increase Your Risk of Coronavirus?

We are currently living in a pretty interesting time. Inundated with bad news stories on every channel, isolated from the outside world with no real social interaction, and completely unable to get the gym and train – it sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. But it’s not. Its real, and it’s happening