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By Mike Clark Mike Clark is an Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer at the Duke Center for Living at Fearrington. He received his BA in Exercise and Sports Science from UNC.
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    Getting In The Zone

    June 12, 2013 at 11:49 am

    Many treadmills, elliptical trainers, and bikes employ the notion that different exercise training intensities, like exercising at lower heart rates can elicit superior “fat burning,” or exercising at higher heart rates will elicit superior “cardiovascular training.” But, given the vast amount of exercise information, or misinformation available, you probably have some skepticism over claims like […]

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    Exercise is Medicine

    May 9, 2013 at 10:56 am

    What if there were a pill that could combat all of today’s chronic illness, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, and even breast and colon cancer?

  • Exercise & The Brain: New Benefits

    April 4, 2013 at 4:07 am

    Mike Clark is an Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer at the Duke Center for Living at Fearrington. He received his BA in Exercise and Sports Science from UNC. It is well established that a structured exercise program can help prevent heart disease, stroke, cancer, and obesity. But what about the brain? When I was in […]

  • A Brief History of the Exercise Recommendation

    March 6, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    It’s interesting how we take health information for granted. Anecdotes are everywhere, most with little to no science backing them. Take water consumption for example; the long-standing recommendation is 8 eight-ounce glasses per day. Many, including some health practitioners, believe this recommendation is totally accurate. While I am sure it is/was well intended, the daily […]

  • The Skinny on Obesity: Part III

    February 7, 2013 at 9:45 am

    Low carb and high fat diets, high carb low fat diets, exercise programs named with mental illness monikers, shoes designed to tone and firm the bottom, pillows designed to keep us cool while we sleep… What’s next for a nation of consumers who got into trouble consuming too much in the first place? In the […]

  • The Skinny on Obesity: Part I

    January 10, 2013 at 5:05 pm

      According to the latest data provided by the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 4 out of 10 adults and 2 out of every 10 adolescents in the United States are now considered obese. While we certainly all know at this point that obesity is bad, what exactly does it mean to be obese? Hopefully […]