Music Aids Post- Exercise Recovery


Quick summary (for those who don’t like to read, LOL) – Research shows that relaxing and/or motivational music can significantly reduce blood lactate and other post-exercise factors during post-exercise recovery. Personal trainers, sports coaches, physical therapists, etc., can make practical use of these findings when training clients, but probably not group fitness instructors. Individual exercisers […]

Video Games aren’t a Substitute for Regular, Physical Activity


From IDEA Fitness Journal June 2012 Issue – “Active Video Games – Not as Beneficial as Previously Thought” Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and University of Hong Kong conducted a 13-week study including 78 kids (boys and girls, varying ethnic backgrounds, aged 9-12) to measure differences in activity between kids playing with active video […]