Should I see an exercise physiologist There are many reasons why you may benefit from seeing an exercise physiologist. Here at Active One Group, one of the key services we provide is exercise physiology and we are always looking to educate our clients on the importance of exercise. To help you form a clearer understanding of exercise physiology, our team has put together a simple summary below. What does an exercise physiologist do? An accredited […]
Exercise for Seniors: Why It’s Important Staying physically active is important for people of all ages and fitness levels. The benefits that come with exercise are endless—as we get older, these benefits only continue to grow. While the body ages, it also becomes more susceptible to a range of health issues. By adopting an exercise routine, you can help to curb your risk of developing health problems such as heart disease, type two diabetes and […]
Atrial Fibrillation What is it? Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and it occurs when the electrical impulses of the top two chambers of the heart (the atria) become distorted. This causes these chambers to quiver (or fibrillate) instead of beating regularly. When the atria fail to beat regularly, it allows for the blood to pool and potentially form a clot. If this clot then travels to the brain this […]
Certainly, with A-fib, an ounce of prevention is definitely worth a pound of cure!
There was big news in the world of cardiology last week – news that will change the way heart doctors approach the care of patients with the common heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation. It was not a new drug or procedure. It was much simpler. The new discovery was the power of weight loss—and its effect on the human heart. The news was released at the annual meeting of The American College of Cardiology. The […]