Is exercise for weight loss overrated?

Is exercise for weight loss overrated?

The role of exercise in maintaining health Regular physical activity and exercise provide both immediate and long-term benefits, especially as we age. Exercise improves muscle strength, heart health, bone strength, and brain function. It reduces blood pressure and...
How to overcome physical inactivity

How to overcome physical inactivity

The sedentary nature of modern life Our leisure, school and work time are increasingly spent sitting. This form of sedentary behaviour is observed at our desks, when viewing portable digital screens such as phones and tablets, and during our daily commutes. Hence,...
10 ways to build an exercise habit

10 ways to build an exercise habit

Have you fallen short of your New Year’s goal? With the arrival of the new year, many of us are tackling our new exercise resolutions with gusto. We renew gym memberships, purchase new exercise equipment, and restock our wardrobe with new spandex and lycra...
Working to your best

Working to your best

Working for Health The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the work environment for countless salaried workers including their habits and how they connect with colleagues.  Many people are now working from home.  Some have adopted a hybrid model of work, alternating working...
Keeping the legs functionally fit

Keeping the legs functionally fit

Levers and joints: what do these have to do with movement? Our bodies are designed to move easily over distances using our legs as long levers. The joints enable flexible movement such as running, jumping, dancing and yoga. The legs house some of the largest muscle...