BRAIN FEVER

BRAIN FEVER

This week I am stepping away from my usual banging on about exercise and giving you something completely different – a book review. A book is not just for Christmas Christmas is a-coming and at this time of year it is always useful to have suggestions for...
Exercise and mental health

Exercise and mental health

Guest Blog You may get bored with me banging on about all the benefits of exercise – so to relieve the boredom I will be publishing occasional Blogs from other sources. Here is one from the US – supporting my message about the psychological benefits of...
Achieving weight loss

Achieving weight loss

Really, really difficult! As I have said in the previous two blogs, change in our weight is decided by the balance between what we consume in calories of food and what we expend in calories of muscular effort –¬†calories-in vs calories-out. Changing our habitual...
The Ill Effects of Obesity.

The Ill Effects of Obesity.

Non-communicable Diseases Obesity is not a disease, but it is a powerful risk factor for a number of dangerous illnesses, including such age-related conditions as lower-limb osteoarthritis, type 2 diabetes (T2DM), dementia, hypertension, heart attacks, atrial...