These 5 Tips Will Help Keep You Motivated to Work Out Regularly

Beginnings are always hard and we are all masters of finding excuses for just about anything. We either don’t have enough time, or money, or energy to do some things we know we are supposed to do and just avoid them all the time for whatever curious reason. We all know working out is healthy… Read More

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8 Tips For Recovering After An Intense Workout

Introduction A military-style boot camp, or other outdoor fitness programme, is an excellent way to push your body to the limit and establish healthy habits that serve as a foundation for a lifetime of fitness. Many people do not understand that what they do after the workout is almost as important as what they do… Read More

What is the Impact of Exercise Programmes among Helicopter Pilots with Transient LBP?

Research Paper Title Impact of exercise programs among helicopter pilots with transient LBP. Background Flight related low back pain (LBP) among helicopter pilots is frequent and may influence flight performance. Prolonged confined sitting during flights seems to weaken lumbar trunk (LT) muscles with associated secondary transient pain. Aim of the study was to investigate if… Read More

What is the Value of an Additional Exercise Training Programme in the Management of Obesity in Adolescents, including Prevention of Weight Gain?

Research Paper Title Effects of a 12-week exercise training programme on aerobic fitness, body composition, blood lipids and C-reactive protein in adolescents with obesity. Introduction Developing effective exercise programmes for the paediatric population is a strategy for decreasing obesity and is expected to help in eventually limiting obesity-associated long-term health and societal impact. In this… Read More

Chronic Widespread Pain (CWP) in Men: Resistance Exercise versus Pool Exercise

Research Paper Title Effects of exercise on fatigue and physical capacity in men with chronic widespread pain – a pilot study. Background There is very limited knowledge about the effects of exercise on men with Chronic Widespread Pain (CWP), especially regarding fatigue. The researchers wanted to investigate the effects of resistance exercise compared with pool… Read More

Older People: Osteoporosis, Fractures & Exercise

 A recent British Medical Journal (BMJ) article pointed out that most fractures in people of 70 years or older occur in those without osteoporosis. Therefore, the answer to the problem cannot lie in more bone densitometry and biphosphonate prescribing. A 5-year follow-up report from a Finnish trial suggests that exercise programmes could be far more… Read More

Developing a Pre-selection Training Programme for SOF

Research Paper Title The Development of a Preselection Physical Fitness Training Program for Canadian Special Operations Regiment Applicants. Background Special Operations Forces (SOF) soldiers must undergo a rigorous selection process that requires high levels of physical fitness and stamina to complete. Physical preparedness is crucial for an applicant’s performance during a selection process; preselection physical… Read More