Written by; Beth Tobin (Bach. Ex Sci- Current) In short, the answer is NO, but also YES….. Research indicates that the risk of all-cause mortality from sedentary behaviour is around 1.22 (hazard ratio),
Excessive body fat is a key reason people see an Exercise Physiologist, Personal Trainer or attend a gym. Weight loss is not only important for how you look and how you feel; but is also crucial for reducing
In a previous blog post we outlined the term metabolic double jeopardy. This term refers to a condition where having a amount of body fat (obesity) can lead to sarcopenia. Sarcopenia refers to the loss of
Your ‘Food is Medicine’ was a concept originally attributed to the founder of modern medicine – Hippocrates. Ironically today very few in the medical community have a deep understanding of nutrition.
Your liver is the largest internal organ of your body. Its major function is to filter blood coming from the digestive tract before passing it to the rest of the body. As such, the liver plays a role in detoxification,
We know the positive impact exercise has on our physical health, but did you know that physical activity has a positive impact on your brain? A recent study conducted on nine masters athletes aged between 50-80
The many dangers of sugar on your health have been documented in many academic publications. Amongst other things; sugar makes you fatter, can increase your risk of type 2 diabetes and cancer, can increase
Written by: Allen Howell (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) The Australia population is ageing, and unfortunately we are also performing less physical movement. Aging is a complex process that involves many variables