Exercise – Good for Body & Brain

We all know that exercising is a good for our bodies. Recent studies suggest that the brain is also impacted – in more than one way:

Mood-Lifting: Working out can help keep anxiety and depression at bay.
A study compared the effects of physical exercise and so-called SSRIs (“selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors”, a [...]

Sitting too much?

Sitting down for long periods of time linked to reduced fat burn.

According to a recent study (see below) the enzymes that are critical to the body’s ability of breaking down fat (lipase et al.) are suppressed when we’re sitting down. As a result, fat is stored – not burned. Apart from getting fat [...]

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Photography by Mary Sylvester.