Basically the idea is to push yourself for short intervals such that you’re out of breath and feel that you won’t be able to keep it up for much longer.
We advocate just such a regimen in the elliptical workout we have designed with a video that can be found here.
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We have written before how a large waist to hips ratio bodes ill for your future health. Now a new study will tell you how to test yourself to see if you are at risk. A waist to hips ratio of 0.9 for men and 0.85 for women had twice the risk of others with smaller waists of heart disease. In fact waist to hips ratio was a better predictor of ill health than BMI.
This highlights a disease that is largely preventable by simple weight loss. It is well known that most hypertensives, people with high blood pressure, would have the problem completely cured if they got down to their ideal weight, a BMI in the low 20s in general.
Good old aspirin is just as effective as newer, expensive drugs at preventing blood clots after hip or knee replacement, a new clinical trial suggests.