Our modern lifestyle isn’t always conducive to getting enough exercise, but as anyone who’s ever stuck with a good fitness regimen knows, the benefits are immense. Our studio guest is personal trainer and exercise physiologist Claudius Kohdadad, who gives us some tips for staying fit and why swimming is a good exercise choice.
We also take a look at a new therapy for benign fibroid tumors, check out the health risks associated with air conditioning, and tell you how to banish those dark rings under your eyes.
It’s often claimed that we only burn fat if you exercise for at least 30 minutes. Truth is, our bodies always burn both fat and carbohydrates during exercise. And fitness fans are often told that exercising on an empty stomach promotes weight loss. That’s not true either - in fact, it’s the calories we burn over the course of the day that matter.
Then there’s the claim that the best remedy for sore muscles is more exercise. That’s also a myth - sore muscles mean it’s time to take a break.
Our studio guest is sports physiologist and personal trainer Claudius Kohdadad, who speaks with us about how to get the most out of exercise.
Swimming is great cardiovascular exercise and it also strengthens many important muscle groups while giving your breathing and circulation a workout. It’s also easy on the joints and a great way for people who are overweight to enjoy the benefits of exercise.
Our studio guest is exercise physiologist Claudius Kohdadad, who speaks with us about proper swimming technique.
Benign uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors of the uterus that can cause symptoms such as pain and bleeding. Now there’s a new therapy that’s non-invasive and pain-free called focused ultrasound surgery, which uses heat to destroy the fibroid tissue.
Many people enjoy the comfort of air conditioning in hot weather, but cranking up the cold can pose a risk to your health. For one, cold air is low in humidity, which dries out your mucus membranes and makes them more susceptible to viruses and bacterial. Also, a sudden and large change temperature can affect the cardiovascular and respiratory system.
Dark circles under your eyes can be a sign of an unhealthy lifestyle, like smoking, alcohol, stress, dehydration and lack of sleep. Some home remedies include making sure you drink enough water, get enough sleep, and get enough exercise. And for a quick fix, a good concealer can often do the trick.