CHRISTMAS

CHRISTMAS

At Christmas, we tend to eat rather more than normal. Recommended diets are unattractive. Exercise might make them unnecessary.

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 AND OXYGEN UPTAKE

PHYSICAL FITNESS AND OXYGEN UPTAKE

VO2max In my last Blog I described the concept of oxygen uptake – VO2 – and of maximum oxygen uptake – VO2max.  The concept of VO2max is very important. It is the most precise measure we have of physical fitness. It describes the maximum work rate of which a...