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I Skip Meals, Why Aren't I Losing Weight?
Posted on May 7, 2020 by Richard Cyr
A huge mistake that many people make is skipping meals.They think they're not eating much so that they need to be losing weight.Wrong!Your body was designed with the concept that you must expend energy to be able to get food.If you think back a hundred or more years ago, in case you wanted to eat something you had to go searching regular or develop your own food.And that's lots of work - that is lots of physical activity...
Stress & Exercise: How Do I Make It Work For Me?
Posted on April 1, 2020 by Richard Cyr
To begin with, vigorous exercise is in fact stressor itself.On a concrete level, exercise causes the small muscle fibres to really tear, and then grow back stronger as they cure.Not just relaxing for the muscles in question! Quite apart from that, one study demonstrated anxiety levels rise from the first 5-10 minutes of exercise as adrenaline - one of the main stress hormones - kicks in.So how is it that exercise reduces our stress and anxiety levels over time?The quick answer is that while exercise is a short-term stressor, lack of exercise is a long-term one...