Well, hellooooo and welcome to another fabulous Science Sunday! Today we're covering "An Exercise and Education Program Improves Well-Being of New Mothers: A Randomized Controlled Trial". This study is a controlled study of 161 women who recently gave birth. Of these women, a select group were provide exercise guides by a physical therapist and they… Continue reading Science Sunday
Today's Science Sunday is from a study sent in my Pregnancy & Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist course. The study The Effects of Stress on Physical Activity and Exercise takes a look at how physical activity and exercise (did you know those are indeed two separate things?) are effected by stress. This particular study looked at… Continue reading Science Sunday
"Exercise is medicine..." - Barry A Franklin, Ph.D. Today's Science Sunday is about "Slow, steady increase in exercise intensity is best for heart health — much more is not always much better". An article from the American Heart Association. The article discusses how most of the time, any aerobic exercise is better than no exercise.… Continue reading Science Sunday 5th Ed.
This week's topic speaks dearly to me as a new mom: sleep and how it affects your heart. You already know you won't be getting any sleep at all when you have a baby but you don't truly know what that means and how it feels until you experience it. I mean, you really want… Continue reading Science Sunday 4th Ed.
You guys! I completely spaced on last weeks Science Sunday! So, I went ahead and did some research ahead of time and got a whole months worth of content for us. It was all I did for an entire day. Okay, moving on... For today's edition we're talking about a study that found that Athletes… Continue reading Science Sunday 3rd Ed.
Hello, there (said in Mrs. Doubtfire's voice) and welcome back to our 2nd edition of Science Sunday. Today we're reading about Aerobic Exercise Training Linked to Enhanced Brain Function in Adults at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. I have at least one family member diagnosed with Alzheimer's that I'm aware of. My mother (sorry, Mama for… Continue reading Science Sunday, 2nd Ed.
My first Science Sunday because it's not just about lifting weight and putting it down! My goal with Science Sunday is to bring you all the facts for you to read yourself and make informed decisions for yourself. As with all studies, read them but also remember that a lot of studies are geared toward… Continue reading Science Sunday 1st Ed.