Posts by Irene O'Daly

Depression and the exercise effect

Depression and The exercise effect – Provided by Harvard Medical School. Exercising starts a biological cascade of events that results in many health benefits, such as protecting against heart disease and diabetes, improving sleep, and lowering blood pressure. High-intensity exercise releases the body’s feel-good chemicals called endorphins, resulting in the “runner’s high” that joggers report. But…

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BE ACTIVE – that’s your gift to your self.

Everyone is gearing up for Christmas. Planning for the big day. Shopping for gifts. Thinking about other people. This is just a reminder to think about yourself and your own well being during this time and in the new year. Yes – fitness is my business but it’s also the main element in my life…

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