Author Archives: TNW admin

31 Oct 2023

Being unfit or having excess fat- which one is worse?

In todays health and wellness landscape, a prevalent concept being discussed is known as the “obesity paradox.” What does this term entail, you might wonder? The obesity paradox questions the conventional belief that a higher BMI automatically leads to an elevated risk of chronic diseases and, ultimately, mortality. This conventional wisdom has been widely embraced for a considerable period.

Our 4th year Clinical Exercise Physiology student, Sarah Pike, discusses this concept.

Read More
17 Jul 2023

Does exercise help lymphoedema?

Lymphoedema is swelling when the lymphatic system is overwhelmed or compromised. The lymphatic system is a one-way circulatory system, that collects the excess fluid and metabolic wastes from the body to filter and return to the heart. The lymphatic system is slow and only beats about 6 times per minute and exercise can increase the…

Read More
Blog Pic Template
12 Aug 2021

PAIN, PAIN, GO AWAY: How can psychology help with chronic pain?

Pain is a Safety Mechanism Pain is a natural human experience. It changes the way we move, think and behave, so that we are aware of dangers to our physical wellbeing. Then we can take care of our bodies and do what is necessary to heal. What is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is pain that…

Read More