Why Does Music and Exercise Go So Well Together?

What is it about music that makes the workout seem easier? Music and exercise have been going hand in hand for seemingly forever. It’s played at every sporting event, in every exercise class, even used in team practices for rowing to help the team pull together in unison.

Music has a pull on us, it takes over our body and gets us to move, but why? Continue reading Why Does Music and Exercise Go So Well Together?

How Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health

By Melissa Abramovich, Personal Trainer at Elite Sports Club-River Glen

Recently we discussed how massage can help with the symptoms of depression. But how about treating depression with exercise, too? Many studies show that folks who exercise regularly get a positive boost in their overall sense of well being, and lower rates of depression.  Continue reading How Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health