Articles about Fitness

Why Everyone Should Lift Weights

October 17th, 2017 / No Comments »

  (Reposted from James Clear) I’ll say it plain and simple: you should be lifting weights. But not necessarily for the reasons that you might think. For example, I don’t believe that strength is the main benefit of weightlifting. Now, don’t get me wrong. I love being strong as much as the next person, but there [...]

Creating Healthy Habits for the New Year

January 19th, 2015 / No Comments »

Have you broken your New Year’s Resolution yet? If you’re like me, you love setting goals. But when it comes to tweaking your habits to achieve results that propel you toward said goals, well that requires more work than dreaming up a goal. It’s so easy to go from “I want to lose weight and [...]

Diet And Schizophrenia: The Link Is More Important Than You Think

May 17th, 2012 / No Comments »

Fascinating article on the contribution of food to our mental health functioning. How might you experiment with your diet to see how it impacts your mental health?

Brain Structure Changes After Meditation

January 27th, 2011 / No Comments »

Important research demonstrating the positive effects of meditation on decreasing anxiety, improving memory, mitigating stress and improving overall well being

Rich Hess on fitness: Exercise for your mental health

July 18th, 2010 / No Comments »

A terrific article on the benefits of exercise in boosting positive brain functioning, decreasing depression and improving self esteem.