activity

October 29, 2018

Lack Of Exercise Is Putting One In Four People At Risk – WHO

According to a recent World Health Organization Report, one in four people are at risk of poor health due to inactivity. The WHO defines inactive as those who did less than 150 minutes of moderate exercise – or 75 minutes at vigorous intensity – a week. A sedentary lifestyle can lead to chronic health problems such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Not surprisingly, people are less active than […]
October 26, 2018

Study: Do Injured Runners Exhibit Different Running Patterns?

Short answer: Yes A recent study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine 2018, 46 (12): 3023-3031 investigated the running patterns of 72 injured runners and compared them to 36 healthy subjects. The goal of the study was to examine if injured runners had different gait patterns than those of injury-free runners. What they found was interesting. The injured runners demonstrated the following (refer to image below to help illustrate […]
September 27, 2016

Metabolism and Weight Loss

You may have heard the word metabolism being used when describing weight loss, but what does this term actually mean? Usually, a poor metabolism is blamed for weight gain, but is it really the culprit? Metabolism is used to describe all the chemical reactions taking place within the body when converting food into energy. When we eat food, the calories we eat combine with oxygen to create energy. This energy […]
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