Exercise Tips

Rethinking BMI: The Future of Obesity Assessment

The way we measure obesity is evolving, and the recent findings from The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting 2023 are making waves! A groundbreaking study led by Dr. Visaria and his team has spotlighted the limitations of relying solely on Body Mass Index (BMI) as the indicator for obesity. The results are astounding: when Dual-energy X-ray […]

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Am I Too Old to Build Muscle: Overcoming Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia, the progressive and accelerated loss of muscle mass and strength as we age, poses significant risks to our overall health and independence. Sarcopenia affects a substantial portion of the population over the age of 60 (up to a quarter of the population), increasing the risk of falls, fractures, hospitalization, loss of independence, and chronic […]

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How Incidental Physical Activity May Reduce Cancer Risk

Cancer, a leading cause of mortality worldwide, often seems like an unavoidable threat. While there are genetic and environmental risk factors you cannot avoid, it has been widely shown that regular, structured exercise can reduce the risk of most types of cancer. However, what if the key to reducing cancer risk lay not in spending […]

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When is the Best Time to Exercise for Weight Loss?

We all know exercise is good for us. Resistance training assists with the health of your bones, joints, muscles, and metabolism. Cardiorespiratory exercise benefits your cardiovascular and cardiorespiratory system and can also improve the metabolic health of your muscle cells. Exercise can also increase longevity; decrease the risk of developing a chronic disease; help with […]

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Is Exercise the Best Medicine for Good Mental Health?

With each passing year, mental health is becoming an increasingly focal topic and with less stigma attached to it there is a worrying picture emerging of just how many people are affected by issues of mental health. The last three years have been filled with increased uncertainty and social isolation due to the pandemic and […]

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Resistance Training: “Heavy” or the highway?

Performing resistance training is a mode of exercise with many health benefits but it appears to be underutilised by much of the Australian population. Resistance training wasn’t promoted in national public health guidelines until 2014 when the Australian guidelines for physical activity for healthy adults included at least two days per week of strengthening exercise […]

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