Fit Clinic Q&A: Do you burn more calories by drinking cold water?

Did you know for your body to heat up 100mls of water to body temperature it takes 100 calories for each degree it is required? Therefore if you ingest very cold water at zero degrees if would take 3600 calories to heat it up to body temperature at roughly 36 degrees. WOW But wait?! Why…

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What is an ‘Exercise Physiologist?’

Accredited exercise physiologists specialise in clinical exercise interventions for persons at high-risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex medical conditions and injuries. These interventions are provided by exercise delivery including health and physical activity education, advice and support; and lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change. AEPs are recognised allied…

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Fitness vs Fatness – What is better for overall health?

When an Exercise Physiologist is referred a patient, weight loss is often one of the specified goals for a client with cardio-metabolic disease. While reducing weight can have a number of positive effects on the body, is it ever specified that the exercise program be sufficient enough to improve cardio respiratory fitness? Often not. Although…

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Gym Etiquette

Rules of the Gym While sweating and mild grunting may be acceptable in the gym, there are still some genral rules everyone should follow. Regardless of whether you’ve paid your fees just like the next person. It’s still a place where rules should be followed. Many gyms have begun signposting rules to follow. 1 –…

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What is Exercise Physiology? Why do we need it?

The Role of an Accredited Exercise Physiologist Accredited exercise physiologists specialise in clinical exercise interventions for persons at high-risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex medical conditions and injuries. These interventions are provided by exercise delivery including health and physical activity education, advice and support; and lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change. AEPs are recognised…

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