Dose Response to Exercise

The Exercise Is Medicine initiative by the American College of Sports Medicine is continually gaining traction around the world and this article ties into that initiative  exploring the optimum dose of exercise. Optimum dose of exercise

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A cure without drugs – The future of healthcare

This article provides a hopeful insight into where the future of health care is going, due to the wonderful initiative by the American College of Sports, Exercise is Medicine. Exercise = the “cure-all”

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Weight Loss Through Diet and Exercise

Obesity is an epidemic in the USA, Britain and Australia, placing huge strains on the health system. It is associated with diseases like Type II Diabetes, Heart Disease, musculoskeletal pain and depression. There was a recent article in the New York Times, which suggested that eating less was a more effective strategy to lose weight […]

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Moderate Exercise is Beneficial for Pregnant Women

I am often asked by pregnant patients if they are allowed to exercise and what type of exercise is good for them. This article reveals the benefits moderate exercise has on pregnant women. With a reduction in their risk of developing gestational diabetes by 30-36% and reducing excessive weight gain associated with pregnancy.   Moderate […]

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Desk Workers Should Be Standing At Least 2 Hours Per Day

On June 1, 2015 the British Journal of Sports Medicine released a consensus statement regarding desk workers and activity. That statement recommended desk workers should be standing for at least 2 hours per day and slowly build that up to 4 hours per day. Ways to break up seating based task work include: Periodically standing […]

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Exercise and Stress

This article looks at the stress placed on the body during exercise, compared to the benefits exercise has on chronic stress. Exercise Beats Chronic Stress

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How To Safely Use A Treadmill

It might sound silly, but treadmill’s account for 66% of all gym injuries. This article outlines how to safely use a treadmill. How To Safely Use A Treadmill

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Ice Bath Recovery, Are They Beneficial To Performance?

For of a long time now, athletes have used ice baths as a recovery technique after training and games, to speed up their recovery. But there is a new body of evidence starting to emerge that suggests ice baths aren’t actually as beneficial as they were once thought to be. Ice Baths

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Age is no barrier for training

Age is no barrier to training and the older we get the more important it is to train. The key is to adapt our training to match the changes our bodies through as we get older. Age Is No Barrier For Training

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Exercise and Breast Cancer Survival

This bulletin brief outlines the possibility that exercise in conjunction with chemotherapy may work together to improve the overall survival rates of patients with breast cancer. As the brief states, it is probably too early to say there is a direct link, but the results appear promising. Exercise and Breast Cancer Survival

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