Monthly Archives: October 2017

8 steps to improving your exercise adherence

“Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.” – John Dewey 8 steps to improving your exercise adherence! Regular physical activity and diet have been shown to have a positive effect on your health. Through the proper management of weight and blood pressure, there is a reduced risk for developing cardiovascular disease, depression, […]

Understanding the DEXA results

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.” – Marv Levy Understanding the DEXA results How a DEXA works The DEXA is used to measure your body composition The repeatability for percent fat measures is typically better than 1% (standard deviation) and 2% (coefficient of variation) for total fat and lean mass measures. (Leonard et all […]

Blood pressure – What is it? and why is it important to keep it under control?

 “Research has proven that exercise, at the correct intensity and duration, not only improves the quality of life – it decreases the incidence of disease, chronic health conditions and obesity.” – Exercise is Medicine, Australia Blood pressure – What is it? and why is it important to keep it under control? When the blood is […]

Why Exercise?

“Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.” – Jackie Joyner-Kersee Why Exercise? If diet is the main contributing factor to fat loss, then why do we need to exercise? Research has proven that exercise, at the correct intensity and duration, not only improves the quality of life – it actually decreases the incidence of disease, chronic health conditions […]

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