New research has shown that just an hour a week of resistance exercise can lower the risk of metabolic syndrome (cardiovascular risk factors such as overweight, high blood pressure and elevated blood sugar).
You don't have to leave your house to benefit either, bodyweight exercises or a resistance band will do the trick. Keep it simple.
Exercise: It's not just cardiovascular exercise you need to think about (i.e. swimming, walking, dancing) there is also resistance work and stretching. ...continue reading
Following on from last weeks blog about the benefits of resistance exercise I thought I would talk about 4 exercises you could do at home 2 lower body and 2 upper body. All are using your own body weight so no equipment needed - just 15 minutes of your time. ...continue reading