Gillian White - BSc, MSc., PhD Candidate A sheep in wolf’s clothing: The mean trick stress plays on your body’s metabolism. University of Toronto, Department of Exercise Sciences For most people reading this article, it’s a no-brainer to say that stress is bad. What stress is an why it’s “bad” is a little bit hazier.
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Catherine O'Brien There is a wealth of research that demonstrates the positive effects of exercise on physical, mental and emotional life domains. In this way, exercise improves our ability to: Cope with subsequent stressful events Helps us maintain a positive mood Can increase performance on cognitively demanding tasks Research in the field of sports
Gillian White , BSc, MSc, PhD (candidate) Department of Exercise Sciences, University of Toronto Is it as Simple as a Walk in the Park? Earlier this summer, I ran a trail half marathon. I like running, but the course is challenging with 1600m vertical change so you really need to train well. Unfortunately for