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Previous Get Moving Articles - 2023

Reducing Stress Over The Holidays

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, mounds of research point to a simple solution to such anxiety: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday routine.

November is National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Family Caregivers Month. Each year, we take this opportunity to honor the millions of people in the U.S. who do so much to support the well-being of older parents, spouses with disabilities, and other loved ones.

Increasing Survival of Breast Cancer Through Exercise

A new study adds to existing evidence linking physical activity with longer survival in women diagnosed with high-risk breast cancer. Women who engaged in regular physical activity before their cancer diagnosis and after treatment were less likely to have their cancer come back (recur) or to die compared with those who were inactive, the study found.

Reducing Alcohol Consumption Through Exercise

Drinking advocates for an unhealthy life, putting pressure on the body and the mind. Replacing time spent drinking with exercise helps create a healthy lifestyle that has substantial health benefits. Exercise during alcohol withdrawal will help to keep you feeling strong and motivated during recovery and addiction treatment.

National Wellness Month

Did you know that August is National Wellness month? It's the perfect time for self-care, mental health awareness, healthy fitness routines, stress management programs and to achieve fitness goals.

Exercising with Sarcoma

For years, doctors have recommended exercise to reduce patients’ risk of developing cancer and to help cancer survivors thrive after treatment ends. However, what about exercising during treatment? There were no recommendations, until now.

Expressive Aphasia Exercises

Expressive aphasia exercises help with trouble speaking or writing. Expressive aphasia causes problems with finding the right words to say or write. Thoughts may be clear, but it is difficult to express those thoughts.

Physical Fitness and Mental Health

Most of us, when we think about exercise, think of it as a way to improve our physical fitness. However, a growing body of compelling evidence points to physical exercise having beneficial effects on mental health, cognitive abilities and an overall sense of greater well-being.

Exercising and Autism

Exercise has amazing health benefits for everyone, but it can be especially helpful for autistic people. That's because it helps them carry out everyday tasks and allows them to live more independently.

Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery

Many of the secondary effects caused by a TBI can be managed through traumatic brain injury recovery exercises. Rehabilitation provides many benefits such as improving movement, rebuilding strength and restoring cognitive function.

Exercise and Heart Health

Regular exercise is important for all adults to keep their muscles strong and flexible and is key for a healthy heart. Physical activity and exercise not only helps to prevent your risk of heart attack and heart disease but it can also help you improve and manage already developed heart conditions.

Exercise and Cervical Cancer

According to the first U.S. case-controlled study (that has been published in the Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease), women who do not engage in regular physical activity have an increased risk of developing cervical cancer.