aerobic fitness

Diabetes and weight control

Diabetes and weight control

The European Society of Endocrinology recently collaborated on a protocol to get control of type 2 diabetes. This disease is raging across the developed and the developing world with an estimated 285 million people having it (6.4%) and that expected to reach 438 million (7.8%) before 2030. Diabetes is the number one cause of adult(…)

Cardio-respiratory training: sub-maximal aerobic training and VO2max

Cardio-respiratory training: sub-maximal aerobic training and VO2max

What is the appropriate training intensity required to exercise at maximal aerobic power? Certainly not maximum exercise capacity. Classic experiments in exercise physiology show that work periods of 3-5min with short rest periods 1min provide the optimal stimulus for training maximum aerobic power. When subjects exercised for repeated bouts at 250 Watts for up to(…)