In this article from April 25, 2021, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute explains how patients recovering from COVID-19 should return to physical activity. OVERVIEW People with persistent symptoms or who have had a severe form of COVID-19 or who may have a history of cardiopathy should consult a doctor before resuming physical activity. People […]
How much can a healthy lifestyle improve heart health, and how are we to know what is truly healthy in a world obsessed with fad diets and an all-or-nothing attitude towards exercise? Dr. Alain Bouchard is joined by Dr. Martha Gulati in a discussion ranging from sedentary lifestyles to the Mediterranean diet. Subscribe to the […]
In this article from February 1, 2020, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at an important factor — gut microbiota — in the effectiveness of exercise to fight diabetes. OVERVIEW In overweight, prediabetic and sedentary men, exercise-induced changes in the gut microbiota are correlated with improvements in blood sugar control and insulin […]
In this article from April 9, 2019, Dr. Martin Juneau of the Montreal Heart Institute looks at the interplay between regular exercise and sedentary periods as it relates to health risk factors. It is well established that regular physical exercise improves lipid levels, glucose tolerance, and insulin sensitivity, all of which are cardiovascular risk factors. […]
The role technology plays in our lives is rapidly evolving. The rise of wearable technology from fitness trackers to the Apple watch has been made possible by the technology getting smaller and faster. Technology is becoming part of us. As these technologies are being developed and tested, there is a need for guidelines to address […]
What is a normal heart rate? Everyone wants to know what is normal, especially when it comes to heart health. Basic questions that are often asked or searched on the internet include: How do I determine a heart rate? What is a normal heart rate or pulse rate? What is a normal resting heart rate? […]
What is HIIT ? HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. It is a relatively long-standing training technique that has gained popularity and awareness in recent years. To understand what HIIT is, you must first know what is meant by ‘Interval Training’. Interval training is a training method whereby two different intensities of workout are […]
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Want to strengthen your back? Or just improve your overall physique? Then deadlifts are certainly something you should incorporate into your workout regimen. Learn the proper technique, whether to use a belt, and variations that can give you more strength and definition.