Tag: high blood pressure

#25 Why does exercise help to lower blood pressure?

This is a follow on from last week’s question which asked why high blood pressure was so dangerous. Here we look at what happens when you exercise to help lower your blood pressure, and how you can defy the effects of age!

#24 Why is high blood pressure so dangerous?

Here’s this week’s why: high blood pressure. It’s the single biggest and most common reason we have to stop a health and fitness check and refer to a doctor. It’s something Dr Tom mentioned too in his recent Invercargill seminar.

The dangers of Visceral fat

Visceral fat is the one we don’t think of, some may not know about, but it has many hidden dangers. Visceral fat is the fat stored in the abdominal cavity and it surrounds several of our major organs a bit like a gel, deep…