Sitting for extended periods of time is one of the worst habits you can have for your health. Research has repeatedly shown that prolonged sitting increases your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. [Read more]
Getting in shape is a big challenge, especially with the fast pace of modern day life. It can be difficult to set aside time for the gym and come up with a plan to reach your fitness goals. [Read more]
In Scottsdale, it doesn’t matter what time of the year it is: Arizona is hot. While the Spring and Summer months are the most unbearable in many ways, just about any day of the year holds the potential for incredibly high temperatures. But as part of your medical weight loss program, you need to figure […]
Yoga is a mind and body exercise, consisting of stretching, holding poses and breathing exercises. It’s an accessible form of exercise that you can perform at your own pace. Yoga is about more than just working out; it promotes overall health and wellness through its breathing and meditative practices. [Read more]
While running has long been a popular exercise for people participating in weight loss plans in Chandler, you might be surprised to find out that more and more kids are lacing up their running shoes and joining mom and dad for a jog. Running is not only an excellent way to achieve weight loss in Chandler; it is also a fun way to build a family bond. Some families will train together for races, and it’s not uncommon to see races with special events just for kids. [Read more]
According to a recent study, exercise can increase your life expectancy and decrease your risk of death. The study followed 400,000 people over an average period of eight years. While current recommendations advise adults to participate in physical activity for at least 1.5 hours every week, this new study indicates that just 15 minutes a day can provide benefits. In conjunction with a medical weight loss program, the findings may encourage more people to add even small amounts of exercise into their daily routines. [Read more]
In a recent study1, men rode a stationary bike at high intensity for 45 minutes. During their workout, they burned 519 calories. Afterward and for the next 14 hours, they burned an additional 190 calories. The total burned was 709 more calories on an exercise day than on a non-exercise day. If you do the […]
All medical weight loss programs start with a visit to the weight loss doctor (bariatrician). Your doctor will guide you on your weight loss journey by suggesting weight loss options that will suit your lifestyle and existing medical conditions. A comprehensive approach to weight loss, such as that usually found in medical weight loss programs will almost certainly include increasing your activity with some method of gentle exercise.