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...