Category Archives: EXERCISE IS MEDICINE

  • WHAT’S GOOD FOR YOUR HEART IS GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN


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    WHAT’S GOOD FOR YOUR HEART IS GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN By CEO Robert Forster, PT The strongest evidence for maintaining your brain health is it’s link to heart health. You can’t feel your brain worki
  • Hormone Response To Exercise: Cortisol

    By Shelby Stoner, PHASE IV Exercise Physiologist ROLES OF CORTISOL IN THE BODY Cortisol is a steroid hormone that is released into the bloodstream by the adrenal glands and plays an important role in
  • FOUR REASONS TO TRY SLOW EXERCISE

    Source: news.com.au March 4, 2017 Forget about HIIT classes and bootcamp, you don’t need to put yourself through hell to get fit. Here’s why low intensity workouts are better. HIGH Intensity Inter
  • 7 Ways to Put Spring into Your Health

    7 Ways to Put Spring into Your Health The University Of Tennessee With the change of season comes the impulse to clean and replace the old with the new. But spring doesn’t just have to be about clea
  • HOW EXERCISE AND NUTRITION MAY RELIEVE YOUR BACK PAIN

    By Shelby Stoner, PHASE IV Exercise Physiologist FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Each year, 50% of Americans over the age of 18 develop a musculoskeletal injury that lasts longer than 3 months. That’s 108 million
  • PERIODIZATION: THE SOLUTION FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE

    PHASE IV Science Based Coaching An Excerpt from Healthy Running Step by Step by Robert Forster PT & Roy Wallack If you just want to stay active and don’t care about getting faster or losing
  • WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FASTED CARDIO

      By Shelby Stoner, PHASE IV Exercise Physiologist To fast, or not to fast? This seems to be a question circling around the fitness industry in recent years, referring to the trend of “fasted c
  • METABOLIC EFFICIENCY: EXCERPT FROM “HEALTHY RUNNING STEP BY STEP”

    Robert Forster, PT, founder of PHASE IV Scientific Health and Performance Center in Santa Monica has had over 35 years training some of the world’s best athletes in a variety of sports. Every pr
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