Strength, beyond your muscles. 

As we discussed with cardio, we often talk about strength training in terms of the long-term benefits. Yet your brain really cares about the instant rewards of doing something. But what if the instant ‘reward’ you get from lifting weights is muscle soreness and...

Movement as Medicine

Check out this New York Times article on how many ways exercise is medicine. Below are my comments on certain parts of the article, and one very important clarification. “Of all the things we as physicians can recommend for health, few provide as much benefit as...