MORE ABOUT EXERCISE IN THE TIME OF CORONA

MORE ABOUT EXERCISE IN THE TIME OF CORONA

A bit more about the use and effects of exercise in these dire times. It seems frivolous to consider anything other than the pandemic at the moment. I usually refrain from recommending any particular form of exercise and only comment on specific types of activity if...
MEASURING PHYSICAL FITNESS

MEASURING PHYSICAL FITNESS

I will start with how the professionals do it – in my next blog I will be telling you how to measure your own fitness level for yourself. Let me repeat that the best measure of physical fitness or cardio-respiratory fitness  or aerobic capacity is the maximal oxygen...
EXERCISE INTENSITY

EXERCISE INTENSITY

To derive health benefits the national guidelines recommend using exercise to burn about 1,000 Calories per week.  For weight loss and even greater health benefits an expenditure of 2,000 Calories per week is suggested. This is equivalent to about 1600 MET minutes per...