Staying Fit & Healthy on the Job

Staying fit is a priority for many people. You may think that going to the gym a few times a week or even participating in a hardcore military fitness boot camp means that you have it all covered. However, that is not necessarily the case. We all spend 8+ hours a day on the job,… Read More

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How Not Getting Enough Sleep Affects Your Metabolism

As far as human nature is concerned, sleeping and eating are two of our most basic perfunctory systems. But how do these two connect and affect each other? In the modern day glorification of “busyness” sleep has taken a backseat, with many adults regularly skimping on their 6-8 hours a night. The hormonal responses to… Read More

International Consensus on Military Research Priorities & Gaps

Research Paper Title International consensus on military research priorities and gaps – Survey results from the 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance. Background The objectives of this study were to identify perceived priorities related to military personnel’s health and physical performance, among attendees at the 4th International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance (ICSPP), and… Read More

8 Tips In Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle While Losing Weight

We all want to live vigorous, vibrant lives, and becoming healthier is one of the most important steps towards getting in the best shape of your life. When embarking on the journey to a healthier you, it is important to not lose sight of your end goals. It is also crucial that you maintain a… Read More

Military Personnel: Linking Sleep & Health

Research Paper Title Nightmares in United States military personnel with Sleep Disturbances. Background Sleep disturbances are common in United States military personnel. Despite their exposure to combat and trauma, little is known about nightmares in this population. The purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence and associated clinical and polysomnographic characteristics of nightmares… Read More

What are the Top 10 Mental Health Benefits of Exercise?

1. Reduces Stress Exercise increases concentrations of norepinephrine; Moderates the brain’s response to stress; and Boost the body’s ability to deal with existing physical symptoms that stress and worrying creates. 2. Alleviates Depression Exercise releases endorphins. Creates feelings of happiness and euphoria. Studies show that exercise can treat mild to moderate depression as effectively as… Read More

Exercise & Recovery: Getting it Right

Introduction Sufficient rest and recovery is an important element of exercise and training that can ensure that your clients reap the desired adaptations from their training programmes. This brief article outlines how to monitor fatigue, assess recovery needs and the best recovery techniques to put in place. Regular, progressive, and challenging training is essential for clients to make improvements… Read More