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Why strength training should be part of your exercise plan

By | June 12th, 2019|Exercise, Lifestyle Medicine, Protein, resistance exercise, strength training, Weight Training|

Enjoy immediate gains by developing a well-rounded program, performing the exercises with good form, and being consistent. Regular physical activity promotes general good health, prevents chronic disease, and helps you live a longer and healthier life. For many of us, the exercise prescription comes in the form of walking, jogging, treadmill work, or other "aerobic" [...]

The Dangers of Belly Fat

By | February 10th, 2019|Belly Fat, Diet, Exercise, Nutrition, Visceral Fat|

Weight loss is not just about aesthetics, in fact weight loss is an imperative for those of us who have excess visceral fat or belly fat. Excess visceral fat exposes us to an increased risk of many chronic diseases including cancer and cardiovascular disease and is now considered to be more dangerous than excess subcutaneous fat that we [...]

Lift Weights and Eat More Protein – Especially If You’re Over 40

By | April 24th, 2018|Diet, Exercise, Nutrition, Protein, Weight Training|

A recent comprehensive scientific review of research which aggregated the results from the best past studies of weight training and protein & recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine revealed that weight training combined with eating more protein will make you stronger than just weight training alone. This finding was not limited to [...]

Do You Need Cardio For Fat Loss?

By | December 4th, 2017|Exercise, Nutrition, Protein|

Losing weight is a simple process and basically comes down to creating an energy deficit — that is, burning more calories than you eat - apply this formula consistently, and the scale will  tell you that you’re getting lighter.  But is weight loss the same as fat loss? Not really. How you create that all important energy deficit will [...]

Taking Control Over the Festive Season – Let’s Make a Plan!

By | November 9th, 2017|Exercise, Lifestyle Medicine, Nutrition|

Another year is almost over, bringing with it all the celebrations and holidays of the festive season. There's temptations to eat out more, drink more alcohol and skip your regular exercise routine. Don't let your hard fought health victories be undermined by bad food and lifestyle choices this festive season. Our patients often tell us [...]

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