Introduction Age-related weight gain refers to the gradual increase in body weight that occurs as we age. This type of weight gain is common due to the changes in body composition, hormones, and metabolism that occur as we get older. The fat mass tends to increase while muscle mass decreases with age, leading to a… Read More
Bulking up can be difficult, which is why you need to do it properly by following the correct protocols. There is much more to it than simply eating whatever you want, as you need to eat the right foods to gain both muscle and fat, rather than just fat. This also means getting the right… Read More
Introduction A good meal will come from the right food that can help you build mass. So, how can this be possible? We all know that eating a good and hearty meal will provide us with the necessary vitamins and nutrients that we need to help us maintain a healthy body weight. This is the… Read More
Unhealthy eating habits during lockdown could lead to an increase in cases of non-alcohol related steatohepatitis (NASH), a serious form of non-alcohol related fatty liver disease, warned the British Liver Trust. It issued the warning after a YouGov poll it commissioned showed that 42% of people in the UK thought they had put on weight… Read More
Research Paper Title Persistent low body weight in humans is associated with higher mitochondrial activity in white adipose tissue Background Constitutional thinness (CT) is a state of low but stable body weight (BMI ≤18 kg/m2). CT subjects have normal-range hormonal profiles and food intake but exhibit resistance to weight gain despite living in the modern… Read More
Research Paper Title Self-report versus objective measurement of weight history: implications for pre-treatment weight gain. Background There is increasing concern that patients gain considerable weight in the year prior to treatment and that outcomes may not reflect true treatment losses. To date, we know little about the accuracy of self-reported weight change prior to treatment.… Read More
“During pregnancy the baby only accounts for 6-8lbs of weight gain, the rest is other ‘stuff’.” (REPS UK, 2017, p.5). Reference REPS UK (2017) Cheat Sheet! Fitness Matters: Official Magazine of REPS UK. Issue, Spring 2017. Leeds: Coachwise Limited.