Written By: Alex Allegro (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) It is well documented in the scientific literature that exercise and diet are the two primary drivers of weight loss for most of the world’s population.
Written by: Matthew McQueen (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) What is Irisin? Irisin is a myokine (hormone), cleaved from the membrane protein FND5C via muscle contraction, first discovered in 2012. This hormone
A plant-based diet is thought to have played a significant role in human evolution. The consumption of whole plant-based foods has repeatedly been associated in the scientific literature with a decreased risk
COVID restrictions and lock-downs have led to a variety of health challenges for people in our community. Among many things, this period has led to weight gain, mental health challenges, lethargy and loss of
The link between gut health and your general health and wellbeing has been well established in the scientific literature. Gut microorganisms have shown to play a vital role in a wide range of human diseases including
Written by: Nick Agius (Bach Sport and Exercise Science) Autophagy (“ah-TAH-fah-gee”) is the ‘self-eating’ process the body undergoes at times of stress, but why would you want your body to eat itself?
The recently published Worldwide Fitness Trends for 2020 has indicated that the fitness trends in 2020 are beginning to dramatically shift away from ‘fads and gimmicks’. Published by the America College of
Obesity. It’s a scary word. It’s one of the most modifiable risk factors for many chronic diseases and lifestyle causes of death. With obesity being defined by the National Institute of Health as having a