Posts Tagged ‘Exercise’

Exercise and appetite…

Does more exercise = increased appetite? First of all, we need to clarify the difference between hunger and appetite. Hunger or the need to eat, is controlled by signals from the gut; signals from energy stores carried by the blood, hormones and body temperature. Appetite is the desire or liking to eat rather than need…

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Metabolism and weight loss

Metabolism is the process of your body converting the food you eat to the energy you need for every day activities and exercise. The metabolic process takes the calories from the carbohydrates, fats and proteins that you eat, combines them with oxygen to release energy.ย  This energy allows your body to function. Daily energy expenditure…

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Home HIIT

Stuck at home? Can’t get to your favourite exercise class? I can help: I haven’t been able to get to the gym this week, so I’ve done some HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) at home. Try this 30 min HIIT – no equipment needed, just a decent pair of trainers: Once you have warmed up,…

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Pelvic floor – what, where and how to help

Pelvic floor What? Where? I hear you say. Isolate! How? You cry! Youโ€™ve probably heard the terms pelvic floor weakness, stress incontinence, strengthening etc but maybe you arenโ€™t too sure what they mean and more importantly, how they can change your life. Your pelvic floor, (for men and women), plays an incredibly important role in…

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