Medscape surveyed 12,000 physicians for their 2021 Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report and found that 82% of physicians were somewhat or very happy before the pandemic. Now, only 58% say they’re happy as the situation continues. There’s no question burnout is on the rise, but with a little effort, you can adapt your routine to […]
Baby steps. It’s what it sometimes takes to just get started in changing habits or building the momentum needed to push through. Although five minutes a day doesn’t seem like much, the benefits of doing these incremental activities will make a profound difference in your professional life. From tried-and-true exercise habits to practice mindfulness, learn […]
In the two-and-a-half-hours of suggested physical activity every week, we should be getting 10 minutes of heart-pumping exercise into every session. But what about those who like to jog in the morning and those who love pumping the iron after work? Who is better off? If you believe a 2019 study, it really doesn’t matter […]
Is too much of a good thing a bad thing? Seems perhaps so when it comes to exercising. Studies in various journals have looked at the impact of gyms, personal trainers, and health clubs on the world and are questioning whether this “exercise addiction” is a socially acceptable practice despite its parallel to eating disorders. […]
According to a study published in The Journal of Physiology in 2020, even passive stretching can provide health benefits. Instead of focusing on peak performance, pushing yourself to the limit, or “feeling the burn,” here are four other exercises that have been scientifically proven to produce serious benefits without a serious commitment.
For a busy physician, exercise often happens whenever there is time. In a review published in Integrative Medicine Research, the authors looked at the relationship between exercise type and time of day to enhance aerobic capacity, muscle power, and well-being. Read on to find out if the authors used the complex science to truly discover […]