Reading on the RUN

Reading on the RUN

Listening to music while you run, walk briskly or engage in other forms of exercise can benefit your workout by affecting your mood, emotions and even cognition. In a previous issue of Well-Being, staff writer Brian Parr, ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, addressed how music enhances exercise performance in a number of ways, both psychologically and physiologically. It can make the time spent exercising seem to go by faster by Read more »
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July 06, 2018
Running Hot. The challenges of exercise in the heat.

Running Hot. The challenges of exercise in the heat.

By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Associate Professor It’s that time of year again! Summer weather can make outdoor exercise especially challenging. Even if you take precautions to avoid serious heat-related injuries, exercise on a hot, humid day can adversely affect your performance. At the very least, your workout will feel harder. It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. The humidity is a huge factor. If you have Read more »
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July 06, 2018
Getting FITT? Get Your Zzzs

Getting FITT? Get Your Zzzs

Why sleep is a critical part of your fitness regimen By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Associate Professor If you are serious about exercise, you take steps to maximize your workouts in order to achieve optimal training adaptations, including improved endurance, muscle mass, and muscular strength. Obviously, what you do for exercise matters. Following the FITT principle allows you to tailor your workouts by modifying the number Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Cycling for Hope

Cycling for Hope

Photos by Robert Laspee On April 4th following a prayer to kick off the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a group of 12 riders, left the parking lot of the Lorraine Motel where Dr. King was shot (now home of the National Civil Rights Museum), in Memphis. They began a 3-day journey through the Mississippi Delta that would culminate at the Mississippi Read more »
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May 06, 2018
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