To Stretch, or Not to Stretch? That is the Question.

From some previous posts, you may have gathered that our library hosts a number of joggers. Personally I am still at a fairly novice level, but I do enjoy keeping up with exercise research to make sure that I am doing everything I can to prevent injury while bolstering health and (hopefully) longevity. Last week … Continue reading To Stretch, or Not to Stretch? That is the Question.

Happiness > Health (Motivationally Speaking, That Is)

According to a new article (based on a few studies) from my favorite health blog, people are more inclined to stick to exercise regimens if they are perceived to contribute to direct, immediate benefits - such as increased happiness - rather than a long-term future goal, such as better health. Taking a marketing-like approach to exercise may be the key. … Continue reading Happiness > Health (Motivationally Speaking, That Is)