Tag Archives: Exercise

How to stop muscle pain after exercise

In addition, endurance exercise such as marathon running and long-duration cycling can cause intense DOMS, neither of which is associated with muscle growth. This may surprise you because fish oil and glutamine are well known for aiding recovery. Acupuncture can be effective to reduce DOMS, however, it’s unclear if acupuncture will restore strength and muscle… Read More »

How is exercise stress relief

As you can see is are plenty of reasons why we should exercise, exercise reduces stress by releasing excess muscle tension and accumulated stress hormones. These stress relief exercises can help you take control of stress; try this progressive muscle relaxation script as a stress reduction strategy. Exercise reduces the chances of catching a cold… Read More »


When the term “remedial massage” is used, it is natural to respond with “what is that?” It is a form of massage otherwise referred to as a sports massage. Remedial massage therapy is typically used to relieve a range of ailments or injuries and is performed by a qualified, professional practitioner. It is a form… Read More »

How do antidepressants affect exercise

Increasingly, people with moderate to severe depression are treated using a combination of antidepressants and CBT. It also releases other neurotransmitters, like serotonin, which lift mood. This alone would improve mood, but with exercise you also get the benefit of natural “feel-good” chemicals, endorphins, which act directly on the nervous system to improve mood. How… Read More »

Exercise found to block chronic inflammation in mice

Scientists at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have identified a previously unknown biological pathway that promotes chronic inflammation and may help explain why sedentary people have an increased risk for heart disease and strokes. In a study to be published in the November issue of Nature Medicine, MGH scientists and colleagues at several other institutions found… Read More »

35 minutes of exercise may protect those at risk for depression

Increased levels of physical activity can significantly reduce the odds of depression, even among people who are genetically predisposed to the condition, according to a new study from Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In a paper published in the journal Depression and Anxiety, the team reported that individuals who engaged in at least several… Read More »