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Exercise Stress

3 Ways Stress Affects Your Workout

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living

My favorite stress and exercise mantra? Find your sweet spot, that state between ambition and anxiety in which you can function at an optimal performance without being overwhelmed.

6 Ways To De-Stress Through Exercise

meQuilibrium | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living

When you move, consistently, vigorously, a little or a lot, you help your body do what it was designed to do. Pick any activity -- yoga, running, dancing, even just walking, and do it often. You'll reap some big benefits, including help your body detoxify.

How Exercise Can Lower Your Feelings Of Stress

Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Welcome to Day 11 of HuffPost Healthy Living's 14-Day Stress-Less Challenge! In honor of National Stress Awareness Month, our goal is to use these two...

Address Your Stress: 4 Ways to Make Walking Work for You

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living

Your body evolved to do one thing exceedingly well: cope with bouts of acute stress and then recover from it. What your body did not evolve to do is face off with unrelenting stress while sitting in a chair for hours a day. You were designed to move -- more specifically, to walk.

Should You Exercise If You Hate It?

Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tracy Hafen for If you dread your workouts, you may not be getting all of the benefits for which you're torturing yourself. A numb...

Study Highlights Secret Weapon To Save Kids From Stress

Posted 03.11.2013 | Parents

Getting your kids out on the soccer field or in the swimming pool may have more far-reaching benefits than just keeping them in good physical shape, a...

Exercise Could Help To Calm Us Long After The Workout: Study

Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living

We've all heard of -- and experienced -- the stress-busting effects of working out. But now, a new study suggests those effects may last even after we...