Should I see an exercise physiologist

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

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 […]

Study: Lack of Exercise More Deadly Than Obesity

“Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death”   Being sedentary may be twice as deadly as being obese, a new study suggests. However, even a little exercise — a brisk 20-minute walk each day, for example — is enough to reduce the risk of an early death by as much as 30 percent, the British researchers added. “Efforts to encourage small increases in physical activity in inactive individuals likely have significant health […]

Your Brain On Exercise: 30 Minutes Of Physical Activity Makes Your Brain More ‘Plastic’

Evidence has shown that regular physical activity can improve cognitive function and brain plasticity. However, research has been unclear in proving how much exercise is needed and how long these benefits can last for. A recent study conducted at the University of Adelaide in Australia suggests that one 30-minute session of vigorous exercise can lead to changes in the brain that make it more “plastic,” including improvements in memory and motor skill coordination. “Although this […]

High-Fat Diet May Alter Behavior And Brain: Gut Bacteria May Increase Anxiety, Impaired Memory

So often we hear about the negative effects of a high-fat diet: The more fatty foods we eat, the more we put ourselves at risk for diseases, such as obesity and heart disease. But do high-fat foods threaten our psyche, too? A study recently published in the journal Biological Psychiatry hypothesized a high-fat diet produces changes in health and behavior (partly) by altering a person’s gut microbiota. Prior research suggests “alterations in the microbiome may underlie the host’s susceptibility […]

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