Categories for Pysical fitness

The importance of health for women

October 23, 2015 2:12 pm I was asked yesterday by SBS news to comment on a press release by Health and Sports Minister Sussan Ley which was encouraging working Australian women to exercise more. Currently, only four in ten women in Australia exercise for at least the recommended 150 minutes a week, be that by walking or some other mode… View Article

Flexibility – The Importance of Stretching

September 25, 2015 11:34 pm The Importance of Stretching Are you primarily sedentary, middle-aged or elderly? If so, you could be affected by the range of motion of your joints. Simple tasks such as bending down or reaching overhead may be difficult for you, and little do you know that your risk of injury is increased. Now, most individuals know… View Article

Interval training and how it works

February 18, 2014 2:12 pm Interval training Regular daily movement is one of the 3 most important things you can do to maintain exceptional health. The others are a diet replete with vegetables, salad and fruits, giving you healthy fibres, micro nutrients and antioxidants – and managing your stress. At Executive Medicine, we continually see that time constraints associated with… View Article

Better to be a fit fatty or an unfit skinny?

April 11, 2012 7:30 am Why do we do the exercise stress test at Executive Medicine? As many of you know, it is NOT a great test for blocked arteries – a CT angiogram is a better test for this. However we still do the stress test as a measure of fitness to check for arrhythmias and blood pressure response… View Article