Archive for August, 2018

From Your Williamson: The Gym of the Future Is Here

We all know that we should be working out. I doubt anyone questions the benefits of staying fit, exercising, building muscle and getting rid of unhealthy body fat. It all sounds good on paper until it’s time to actually do the work.

Maybe you wake up one day and realize you haven’t exercised in years, and your body doesn’t move like it used to. Others may be coping with a substantial injury or chronic pain that makes working out seem impossible. Oftentimes, the idea of becoming fit again is so overwhelming that you don’t even know where to start.

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From Your Williamson: VISCERAL FAT: What is it, and how does it affect your health?

Many people are amazed at how much fat a human being can store. We are born with a certain number of fat cells in our bodies, and this number can actually increase during obesity. The fat that we use to store calories is called white fat, which is found almost everywhere in our body. The fat that we can pinch, see and feel is called peripheral – or subcutaneous – fat. The other type of white fat is inside our body cavity and surrounds our internal organs. It’s called visceral fat, and in this case, what you can’t see can hurt you.

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