Limited time to exercise? Weekend warriors still benefit
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Limited time to exercise? Weekend warriors still benefit

From BMJ 14th January 2017 Although guidelines recommend spreading exercise throughout the week, weekend warriors, who compress the recommended amount into the weekend, still experience substantial benefits. JAMA Internal Medicine reported that risk of death from all causes were 30% down, cardiovascular disease deaths were 40% down  and cancer deaths were 18% down, compared to … Continue reading

Anger and exercise CAN trigger heart attacks
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Anger and exercise CAN trigger heart attacks

Can Anger and Exercise Trigger a Myocardial Infarction? Diabetes in Control October 29th 2016 An International study explores the role of physical exertion, anger, and emotional upset in triggering acute myocardial infarction. In the INTERHEART study, researchers explored the triggering association of acute physical activity and anger or emotional upset with a myocardial infarction (AMI) … Continue reading

Margaret Coles:  Invite this Physiotherapist into your home
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Margaret Coles: Invite this Physiotherapist into your home

At  www.movingtherapy.co.uk. you can find Margaret Cole’s free educational resource to help your health and well being. Margaret worked as a community physiotherapist and when she retired she decided to put her knowledge and experience to good use. She produced videos covering a lot of different situations that you can face regarding your physical and … Continue reading

Most people need a minimum of one hour exercise a day
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Most people need a minimum of one hour exercise a day

How Much Exercise Compensates for Sitting at a Desk for eight Hours A Day? Diabetes in Control August 27th 2016 At least an hour of physical activity needed to offset risk for several chronic conditions and mortality Sedentary behavior has been associated with increased risk of several chronic conditions and mortality. However, it is unclear … Continue reading

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Diabetes: I’m Thankful For…

How much does diabetes shape your personality? If you’ve ever experienced high blood sugars while at a party or surrounded by other people, you’ll know feeling tired and ill turns you into an introvert. Making conversation, especially with strangers, requires far too much effort. Perhaps many of we introverted diabetics are extroverts dying to get … Continue reading

When is the best time of day to exercise?
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When is the best time of day to exercise?

    From Diabetes in Control 14th July 2016 Is there a best time to work out, based on circadian rhythms? Circadian rhythms are estimated 24 –hour biological cycles that function to prepare the organism for daily environmental changes. There is a molecular clock mechanism found in most cell types including skeletal muscles.  Disturbances in the … Continue reading