By Daniel, LifeShape Clinic Exercise Physiologist Coordinator It’s a common misconception that you have to be hammering yourself at the gym to achieve significant weight loss. Not only is this not true, but taken to extremes, it can actually have a negative impact on your weight loss efforts. Fear of the gym may even be a reason you have put off joining a weight loss program … [Read more...] about How Much Exercise Do I Need to Lose Weight?
You’ve heard by now that exercise is an important part of achieving a healthy weight. However, instead of simply focusing on exercise as a means of burning calories, why not think of it as a way to celebrate the amazing things your body can do! Here are our top 10 unexpected benefits of exercise. Health & Longevity – heart disease is the leading cause of death and by … [Read more...] about Top 10 Benefits of Regular Exercise
While most people are aware of the various health benefits of weight loss, there are many that may still surprise you. LifeShape Clinic client Karen discusses the biggest surprise that resulted from losing 27.7kg, such as less pain, more comfort while travelling and the ease of daily tasks like shopping. Read on to learn about four other lesser known perks of reaching a … [Read more...] about The surprising benefits welcomed by Karen after losing 27.7kg
A word from Nicola, LifeShape Dietitian & Clinic Manager At the end of a weigh loss program, the main fixation for many people is the final number on the scales. This obsession means individuals often forget to acknowledge how much they have gained, such as positive shifts in mindset, and the wonderful life skills they have learned. As with all journeys in life, it's … [Read more...] about Losing weight is more than just the weight loss
Being healthy doesn't mean that you have to sacrifice everything, including your social life. In fact, it's important to adapt some of the "normal" aspects of your lifestyle, so you develop skills that will help you maintain a healthy weight long term. Sometimes one of the most daunting experiences in a weight loss journey is dining out - but it shouldn't be completely … [Read more...] about How to eat healthy when dining out