Five Realistic Resolutions for Improving Health and Fitness in 2021

Around this time of year, many of us start setting ambitious goals for the next twelve months, and many of them relate to health and fitness. These goals are admirable, but in many cases, completely unrealistic. Resolutions like fitting into a certain pair of jeans by summer, or getting up every morning at 5 am for […]

Study Links Exercise to Boosted Immune Response

In August, an article in the New York Times covered two studies of exercise and vaccinations with particularly timely findings. If you’re active, you may enjoy greater immunity from a flu shot than those aren’t as active. As vaccines for Covid-19 become available here in northern Nevada, it’s worth learning a little more about the […]

Here’s What Differentiates Exercise from Physical Activity

Ever wondered if you hit the minimum daily requirement of activity just going through your daily routine? It’s not likely. For most of us, our regular daily physical activity would quality as light to moderate in intensity.  Defining Exercise and Physical Activity Exercise is generally defined as a form of planned physical activity that’s mindfully […]

3 Kinds of Exercise to Boost the Immune System

A healthy immune system is important all the time, but some people are paying more attention to protecting theirs these days. It makes sense, and it’s easier than you think. Exercise has been proven to boost the immune system, helping it more efficiently target harmful pathogens. As we get older, the importance of exercise only […]

Researchers Confirm the Link Between Fitness and Mental Health

While there’s plenty of anecdotal evidence about the link between physical health and mental health, a big study has just confirmed what we already knew. More than 150,000 participants underwent tests to measure their fitness and assess their anxiety and depression with standard clinical questionnaires between August 2009 and December 2010. Seven years later, the same […]