Physical fitness is generally linked to improved brain health, even to the degree of providing some protection against the debilitating effects of dementia.Full article 😅 https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/neuronarrative/201806/why-it-pays-brain-dividends-stay-fit-in-middle-age
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Personal and social benefits of small group training include increases in program adherence, exercise self-efficacy and self reported health and energy.
…why exercise programs that foster a sense of social belonging (in addition to motivation and efficacy) may be helpful for successful adherence to an exercise program.Full article 🏃🏾♀️ https://journals.lww.com/nsca-jscr/Abstract/2017/11000/Sharing_a_Personal_Trainer___Personal_and_Social.24.aspx
Regular Exercise May Keep Your Body 30 Years ‘Younger’
The muscles of older men and women who have exercised for decades are indistinguishable in many ways from those of healthy 25-year-olds, according to an uplifting new study of a group of active septuagenarians.Full article 👦🏽 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/21/well/move/regular-exercise-may-keep-your-body-30-years-younger.html
We know that eating right and exercising can help stave off cognitive decline…
We know that eating right and exercising can help stave off cognitive decline—but it’s not always clear what that means, exactly. Luckily, new research offers more specific guidelines.Full article 😋 https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/adult-development-through-the-lifespan/201907/avoiding-alzheimer-s
Further research supports reciprocal relationship between group exercise and social bonding indicating an exercise-induced ‘social high’.
Social scientists have also long speculated about the benefits of such energetically costly activities for social cohesion, and a large body of research in social and sport psychology indicates a positive association between group cohesion and performance.Full article 🧑🏼🤝🧑🏼 https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0136705
Here are some tips on how you could improve your group fitness classes through increasing inclusivity.
An inclusive environment starts from the moment the participant begins to contemplate attending class. The first experience a potential client may have is likely online, so make sure your class description is clear and helps prospective participants know exactly what to expect. …A specific statement that welcomes all levels and abilities is also a goodContinue reading “Here are some tips on how you could improve your group fitness classes through increasing inclusivity.”
A new study of older adults shows that just one session of exercise increased activation in the brain circuits associated with memory.
“Just like a muscle adapts to repeated use, single sessions of exercise may flex cognitive neural networks in ways that promote adaptations over time and lend to increased network integrity and function and allow more efficient access to memories,” Dr. Smith explained.Full article 🤯 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190425104310.htm
HIIT training found to reduce the ageing process due to the changes it creates at cell level.
…What’s more, as positive as the changes were for younger people studied, they were even greater among people over 65.Full info 🥊 https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-06-18/is-interval-training-the-fountain-of-youth
A balance of both extrinsic and intrinsic motivation is important for maintaining motivation to exercise.
The key is a combination of the internal satisfaction and enjoyment of exercising while knowing that the activity will make you fitter and healthier in the long term.Full article 🎁💗 https://believeperform.com/maintaining-motivation-for-exercise-new-year-new-you/
At Jōbu we recommend training outdoors.
With the weather getting warmer here are some parks with outdoor gyms near you. These can also be utilised for P.T sessions.Outdoor gyms near you 🏞️ https://www.tgogc.com/