Identifying Barriers to Diabetes Self-Care

Research Paper Title Type 2 Diabetes Patients’ Perspectives, Experiences, and Barriers Toward Diabetes-Related Self-Care: A Qualitative Study From Pakistan Background This study aimed to qualitatively explore perspectives, practices, and barriers to self-care practices (eating habits, physical activity, self-monitoring of blood glucose, and medicine intake behavior) in urban Pakistani adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).… Read More

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The Role Of Physical Activity In Addiction Recovery

Although substance addiction is treatable, it is kind of tough to deal with. Maintaining sobriety is difficult and challenging for many. There are multiple steps involved in the recovery process such as getting through an inpatient facility and being an outpatient thereafter. Having a good counsellor and supportive family can do wonders in your speedy… Read More

How A Fitness Plan Can Benefit Your Health

It’s a new year, and a lot a people will have the New Year’s resolution to get fit by changing their diet or going to the gym. However, that is good news only if one is willing to do these things and maintain such a plan throughout the (rest of the) year. If you are… Read More

Turn Your Home Into a Boot Camp!

Discipline is one of the most important foundations of the military and also one of the cornerstones of fitness – It is a key aspect they both share. And, during unprecedented times such as we live in today, with a global pandemic ravaging the world, it is easy to lose that discipline, to give in… Read More

Analysing Training Load & Energy Expenditure during Military Basic Training

Research Paper Title Training Load and Energy Expenditure during Military Basic Training Period. Background To compare training load and energy expenditure during an 8-wk military basic training (BT) period among individuals having different fitness level using objective measurements in an authentic environment. Methods Thirty-four voluntary male conscripts (age, 19.1 ± 0.3 years) were divided into… Read More

What is the Impact of the Occupational Environment of a Submerged Submarine on Cardiometabolic Health of Royal Navy Submariners?

When on patrol, submariners spend several months submerged and isolated. They work shifts, endure a disrupted pattern of sleep, and eat a restricted diet. Space for physical activity is limited and there is no exposure to natural sunlight. Surprisingly, none of these seems to have a deleterious effect on biomarkers of cardiometabolic risk (Gunner et… Read More

Fitness Goals: Keeping Yourself in Top Shape

Exercising our muscles and burning calories is one way to enjoy the mental, physical, and health benefits associated with fitness. Setting a fitness goal is one way to get the most out of physical activity. Fitness goals encourage us to push hard, hold us accountable for our actions, and help us stay optimistic about the… Read More