To Exercise or not, is it worth the risk?

To Exercise or not, is it worth the risk?

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As an Exercise Physiologist I am thinking about the risk of exercise daily. Particularly with clients that may have pre-existing chronic conditions, and my goal is to make it as safe as possible. However, I have to admit, that when I exercise I put no thought into it’s inherent risk.

Many of us hear stories about people suddenly dropping dead while on the treadmill or out running, and I know some that can use this as a reason not to exercise at all.

Exercise does carry risk, not only do you have a chance of death but also injury. So is it worth it? (more…)

How to lose fat with exercise Part 2

How to lose fat with exercise Part 2

So to burn more fat you need to work at lower intensities in the “fat burning zone” right??

This is probably the number one exercise myth that despite it’s lack of evidence never seems to be truly debunked.

You still even see on the cardio gym equipment to this day heart rate graphs of the optimal zone to burn fat, implying that if you stick in this low zone you’ll lose more weight.

I am hoping that the evidence I am about to show you will debunk this myth once and for all. (more…)

Slow the ageing process with a V8 metabolic engine

Slow the ageing process with a V8 metabolic engine

March is a month of mayhem in Adelaide. With the festival coming and going and the V8’s long gone from our streets, I have sensed a great deal of fatigue in those who have tried to keep up with the frenetic pace.

It is like we need a tank of that high octane fuel to get us through to Easter!

However, with a few simple tweaks of our metabolic engine we may be able to develop a machine powerful enough to see us through these busy times with plenty of energy in reserve. (more…)

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