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
Written by: Nick Agius (Accredited Exercise Physiologist) Everyone is aware of how they feel after experiencing a poor night’s sleep. The following day is plagued by lethargy and brain fog, resulting in reduced
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?
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),
Over the past 20 years, the many benefits of strength training for health, function and in the treatment (and prevention) of chronic diseases has been widely researched within the scientific community. Unfortunately,
This week from May 20th – 25th is National Exercise Right Week. The aim of Exercise Right Week is to promote the importance of people engaging in correct exercise strategies that are tailored to their individual
Written by; Leiden Dye (3rd year Bach App Sci -Exercise and Sports Science at RMIT) When looking to improve heart health people often think that aerobic (cardiovascular) exercise is the best way to
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