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Exercise Adherence Tips

By AASP
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As many as 80% of people who begin an exercise program do not stick with it. While initially, many people are motivated to begin an exercise program. It even can be fun. But what does it take to stay…

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Body Image and Physical Activity

By Christy Greenleaf
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What is Body Image? Body image refers to the thoughts, feelings, and perceptions you have about your body appearance and shape. How Does Body Image Influence Physical Activity? How you feel…

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When Building Muscle Turns into Muscle Dysmorphia

By Jennifer J. Waldron
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In today’s world, action figures, men’s magazines, television shows, and movies often portray the ideal body for men. The ideal body for men is “V-shaped” with muscular arms, a broad chest,…

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Stress Management Tips for Good Health

By Aaron Moffett
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Following simple stress management tips can improve your health. Stress has been related to health problems such as heart attacks, strokes, ulcers, migraines, and sleeping problems or disorders.…

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Disordered Eating and the Controlling Aspects of Aesthetic Sports

By Eva V. Monsma
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Although there are several benefits to sport participation, achievement and performance pressures can be highly stressful especially in aesthetic activities such as gymnastics, diving, cheerleading…

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Signs of Body Image Disturbance, Disordered Eating, and Eating Disorders in Physically Active Adolescents

By Nick Galli
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Major Point: Seemingly healthy behaviors such as careful monitoring of food intake and regular exercise may actually be signs of body image disturbance, disordered eating, or an eating disorder in…

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