EXERCISE IN THE TIME OF CORONA

EXERCISE IN THE TIME OF CORONA

We are living through extraordinary times. Every aspect of our lives will be affected, not least our exercise, our fitness and our health. Too little testing This hobby horse of mine has nothing to do with exercise but everything to do with our national recovery from...
EXERCISE, WEIGHT CONTROL AND CHRISTMAS

EXERCISE, WEIGHT CONTROL AND CHRISTMAS

Happy Christmas everyone! But sincere apologies for putting a small dampener on the forthcoming celebrations –  most of us will probably put on a bit of weight over yuletide. The problem of obesity Obesity is a huge and growing problem in most Western countries...
PHYSICAL FITNESS, FATNESS AND LIFESPAN

PHYSICAL FITNESS, FATNESS AND LIFESPAN

As I said in my previous Blog – “What is physical fitness?” – a recent Mayo Clinic Proceedings editorial discusses the importance of physical fitness and longevity and concludes that high levels of fitness increase lifespan regardless of levels of adiposity1....