Exercising in the heat

The body has very good mechanisms for controlling its core temperature which needs to be in a very narrow range (36.5-37.5 degrees). During exercise, body heat is produced by both internal sources – through muscle activity and metabolism – and by external sources – the environment. It is...

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Runners

Getting back to exercise safely – Dr James Lawrence

Are you returning to exercise or sport after a break? Or perhaps you are beginning 2018 with a resolution to get more active? Managing load is an important consideration if you are to avoid injury. Dr James Lawrence, Sport & Exercise Medicine Physician, tells us more:

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