Tag Archives: weight management

14 Nov 2023

Eating healthy is a lifelong journey

Eating healthy is a lifelong journey Different stages of our life have different nutritional requirements. Just as it was important to eat well as a baby or a child, it is also important to eat well over 50. Here’s how we can do that… As we age our lifestyle can change and our appetite may…

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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.

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31 May 2022

Will Weight Training Make Me ‘Bulky’?

Most women have undoubtedly been told at one point in their life ‘don’t lift weights, they’ll make you bulky!’ In actual fact, we should all be participating in at least 2 strength training sessions per week, and we can do it without the fear of becoming ‘too bulky!’ Weight training will likely lead to some…

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