For patients of any age with obesity or overweight who need help to change their lifestyle, incorporating controlled and individualised physical exercise. This way the dietary changes will be more effective and we will achieve the objective more easily and it will last longer.
- Improve, control and achieve an improvement in the patient’s physical condition.
- Maintain muscle mass while reducing fat mass.
- To instil healthy lifestyle habits.
- Increase quality of life.
- To make controlled physical exercise a new lifestyle style.
Incorporating controlled physical exercise into our lives has been shown to have many benefits. The American College of Sports Medicine (2000) summarises:
- Prevention of metabolic diseases (diabetes, dyslipidemia, …).
- Improvement of circulatory and vascular capacity.
- Prevention of cardiovascular diseases (hypertension, ischemic heart disease, acute myocardial infarction, …).
- Improvement of respiratory capacity and prevention of related diseases (COPD, insufficiencies, …).
- Improvement of the activity of the abdominal girdle.
- Improvement of the structure and function of ligaments, tendons and joints.
- Increase of the mineral content of the bone.
- Prevention of osteoporosis and associated fractures.
- Development of muscular strength and endurance.
- Improved sense of well-being.
- Reduction of anxiety and stress.
- Prevention of sleep disorders and depression.
What is HIIT or high-intensity strength training?
Visit with the sports physical educator who will assess the initial state of the person and will make a physical exercise programme adapted to individual needs focusing on strength work and/or HIIT, depending on the person, in order to improve muscle quality, mitochondrial function and muscle metabolism, which combined with a good cardiovascular workout will help the patient to improve their health and quality of life while helping them to maintain or reduce their body weight.