8 Ways to Energize Your Exercise Routine

Get plenty of sleep. Fatigue, both physical and emotional, can be a deterrent to maintaining a healthy and consistent exercise program. Make sure you are fully rested each day. Most experts agree that seven to nine hours of sleep is ideal. If you feel you are too tired to stick to your workout regime, consider getting more sleep in order to have more energy to devote to it. 3.
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Exercise book king turns final page

When they broke the results down by race, the researchers found white women who exercised reported a significant reduction in hot flash frequency, but African American women did not. “That’s a little puzzling,” Dr. Margery Gass, executive director of The North American Menopause Society and a consultant with the Cleveland Clinic Center for Specialized Women’s Health, said. “I would say a trial to look at racial differences would be the next step,” Caan said, but she added that it would be difficult to do another trial when most have shown no effect. Gass, who also wasn’t involved in the new study, said the most effective treatment for the symptoms of menopause is hormone therapy. But that comes with side effects, including an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and breast cancer.
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Exercise no help against hot flashes: study

“What all of this suggests,” says Elizabeth Gould, director of the Gould Lab at Princeton, who wrote the paper with her graduate student Timothy Schoenfeld, now at the National Institute of Mental Health, and others, “is that the hippocampus of runners is vastly different from that of sedentary animals. Not only are there more excitatory neurons and more excitatory synapses, but the inhibitory neurons are more likely to become activated, presumably to dampen the excitatory neurons, in response to stress.” The findings were published in The Journal of Neuroscience. It’s important to note that this study examined long-term training responses. The runners’ wheels had been locked for 24 hours before their cold bath, so they would gain no acute calming effect from exercise. Instead, the difference in stress response between the runners and the sedentary animals reflected fundamental remodeling of their brains. Of course, as we all know, mice are not men or women. But, Dr.
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Exercise Could Slow Memory Loss Among People At Risk For Alzheimer’s

It Helps Alleviate Symptoms Of Depression When you exercise, your pituitary gland releases endorphins to help mitigate the physical stress and pain you are experiencing. But those endorphins may play a more important and longer-lasting role: they could help alleviate symptoms of depression, according to a Mayo Clinic report. It Reduces Stress Although exercising raises our levels of cortisol — the hormone that causes physical stress and is even associated with long-term memory impairment — its overall effect is one of a stress reducer. That’s because exercise increases the body’s threshold for cortisol, making you more inured to stressors. It Helps Delay Age-Associated Memory Loss As we get older, an area of the brain called the hippocampus shrinks. That’s why age is associated with memory loss across the board. However, profound memory loss — such as in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease patients — is also contributed to by accelerated hippocampus shrinking.
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How Regular Exercise Can Calm Anxiety

Khalili impressed Sayeed with how Muhammad Ali Jinnah yearned to see an exercise book factory in the early days of Pakistan because of his strong emphasis on education. There was no stationery available at that time. Even government departments were short of paper. There was no paper mill in the country, he said in the interview. Sayeeds father was a director at Sirpur Paper Mills in India, who recommended Khursheed Ali, a paper technologist in Sirpur, as someone who could help Sayeed in starting the business.
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