MUSCLES AND EXERCISE

MUSCLES AND EXERCISE

Exercise and physical activity: I have a few more thoughts about the subdivisions of physical activity, stimulated by an article in the International Journal of Cardiovascular Health – and with a title like that you have to pay attention. Their suggestion is...
EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

EXERCISE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

This Blog is all about exercise and physical activity – what it is, what it does to you, how is it measured and most of all what benefits it brings you. This is not a Blog about particular types of exercise. You will not learn about different exercise regimes, what...
Complications of exercise – the heart.

Complications of exercise – the heart.

Before launching into my usual stuff about exercise, my apologies to those of you who had a problem accessing last week’s blog. Some recipients of the weekly information found that when they clicked on the link they were taken to the previous week’s blog....
SEDENTARY BEHAVIOUR Part 2

SEDENTARY BEHAVIOUR Part 2

Sedentary behaviour and cardiovascular disease The more you sit about the higher the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes – independently of the amount of exercise you take when not sitting about. The extent of the damage from sedentary behaviour has...
ENCOURAGING EXERCISE part 5

ENCOURAGING EXERCISE part 5

Some more approaches to promoting exercise Applying the concept of biological age Our chronological age is a measure of how long we have been on this earth. Our biological age is the age at which our current physical performance is the average. This is largely our...
ENCOURAGING EXERCISE Part 4 – at work

ENCOURAGING EXERCISE Part 4 – at work

Guest Blog – thanks to Becca Clayton of Tonic Wellbeing. This continues our current theme of encouraging physical activity – in this case at work. Many of us spend a considerable percentage of our waking hours at our workplace so it provides an ideal venue...