how and when to return to workouts

Via Peters

During my week on the sofa with Covid (I know, I’m two years late to the party), I made a habit of scrolling through my camera roll. It wasn’t an attempt to be dramatically wistful at a life once lived, but just a way to pass time between episodes of […]

When Is the Best Time to Exercise?

Via Peters

The answer to this question couldn’t be simpler: Whenever you’ll most consistently do it. Let’s face it, if I told… The answer to this question couldn’t be simpler: Whenever you’ll most consistently do it. Let’s face it, if I told you that the best time to exercise is 4 a.m. […]

Occupational therapy may relieve long-haul COVID symptoms

Via Peters

Two recent studies suggest occupational therapy or low-impact exercise may improve extreme fatigue, breathlessness, brain fog and other symptoms of long COVID. Photo by Joseph Choi/Flickr Occupational therapy or low-impact exercise might be the key to relieving long-haul COVID symptoms like extreme fatigue, breathlessness and brain fog, a pair of […]

What causes muscle fatigue? | Live Science

Via Peters

To understand what causes muscle fatigue, it’s worth looking at what exactly muscle fatigue is. If you exercise regularly, you may be familiar with the sensation of a dull ache in your muscles or experienced a feeling of tiredness or lack of energy that makes it hard to complete your […]

Runners naturally fall into slower energy-saving speeds

Via Peters

When out for a jog, people automatically settle into energy-efficient running speeds regardless of how far they’re going, scientists reported this week.  A group of biomechanists analyzed measurements from people running on treadmills as well as wearable data from thousands of recreational runners, and concluded that humans have a preferred […]