Exercise

Sleep Quality and Exercise: Are You in the Dark?

A new study examined the effects of group exercise on the hormones that control sleep.

Why You Shouldn't Work Out When You're Sick

One of the most frequent questions in is, “Should I workout when I am sick?’ Like many topics in fitness, there isn’t a clear-cut answer, but here's what I suggest you should ask yourself.

Exercise Can Help Your Social Life

Have a problem mingling at parties? A new research review suggests a little bit of exercise, and team sports in particular, might do your social life some good.

You Can't Out-Train a Bad Diet, But Exercise Sure Does Help

While it's true that you can't out-exercise a bad diet, that doesn't mean exercise doesn't help. A new study explored the effects of high-intensity exercise on your lipid profile.

This Year, Exercise Less

Hold onto your hats. This is the year I challenge you to exercise less. I know you think I’m either joking or crazy, but I’m (hopefully) neither. Allow me to explain.

How Leptin Helps Us Avoid Getting Fat

Leptin is an important hormone that controls how much body fat we store and how much food we consume. When working properly, leptin helps us maintain a healthy weight and stops us from overeating.

Exercise Reduces Growth of Prostate Cancer

Studies have linked cancer growth to the hormonal effects of exercise. But what happens when you expose prostate cancer cells to complete post-exercise blood samples, and not just isolated hormones?

Dear Coach: Does Exercise Affect Milk Supply?

My wife is worried that exercise - especially training with weights - will interfere with breastfeeding. Will exercise decrease her milk supply?

Book Review: "Ignite! Enrichment Through Exercise" by Chris Cooper and Tyler Belanger

"Ignite! Enrichment Through Exercise," by Chris Cooper and Tyler Belanger, presents an innovative approach to learning, based in physical activity and regular movement.

Last Minute Summer Reading List for Fitness Geeks

Getting stronger and fitter isn't just about training. If you're a fitness geek, don't miss these books we've read and reviewed!

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 18

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. The popular topics this week include overtraining, Olympic lifting, parenting, and more!

Exercise Can Relieve Chronic Dizziness

Imagine you could not only train your body through exercise, but also your inner ear. New research shows simple exercises, as opposed to costly medicine, could mean relief for chronic dizziness.

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