Much of today’s work takes place while sitting. This means that adults with an 8-hour workday often sit for long periods especially if watching television in the evening.
Just as there are health consequences of not paying attention to food have led to dramatic increases in chronic diseases, likewise a move towards extended periods of sedentary behaviour are linked to a wide variety of health problems, including obesity, cardiovascular, diabetes.
So encouraging patients to move around, regular exercise is more strongly associated with prevention and improvements in Cardiometabolic health, glucose regulation and hence insulin sensitivity, improves mood, immune system so resist infection, improves sleep, combats stress, improves energy, improves structural integrity and much more.
Combining with resistance training the benefits are enormous:
• Improve lean body mass
• Increases strength
• Decrease injury
• Improves tone and appearance
• Helps weight management and insulin resistance
• Hormonal benefits in regard to growth hormone and testosterone.
In our Clinic we plan an exercise prescription for you and monitor its effects.