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Will exercise soon be a thing of the past? Benefits could be put into PILL after discovery – Express

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More infoIf it isn’t something one does often, exercise can occasionally feel like a burden, a boring necessity of life. So what if there was a way to move it from a necessity filled with equipment and time to something popped in the mouth? What if a person could theoretically consume exercise? A new study from Stanford University has brought the world one step closer to that reality. Publishing their results in the journal Nature, researchers from the United States have discovered the molecule behind exercise’s link to hunger.Their original intentions were to find out why exercise makes someone hungry.During the course of their investigation, they discovered the molecule, known as Lac-Phe, is produced during exercise.It is this molecule that contributes to reducing obesity and food intake. READ MORE: Man told ‘it’s all good’ by doctors had ‘incurable’ cancer missed Speaking about their research Professor Young Xu said: “If we can understand the mechanism by which exercise triggers these benefits, then we are…

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Kate Middleton: Fitness guru who provided royal with energy drinks opens up on her routine – Express

Kate Middleton: Fitness guru who provided royal with energy drinks opens up on her routine.  Kate Middleton is known to have a real passion for fitness and sport, whether she’s playing a game of football against husband Prince William or becoming royal patron of rugby. Daniel Herman, founder of sports nutrition brand Bio-Synergy, spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about the Duchess’ likely lifestyle, diet and exercise habits. Daniel told Express.co.uk: “Way back in 2007 I had the pleasure in supplying protein and energy drinks to Kate Middleton and the Sisterhood to fuel their training for their dragon boat charity race, so it is clear that health and fitness has very much been part of her lifestyle for many years. “It is clear that her passion for sport and fitness has not diminished.” Indeed, tennis sensation Emma Raducanu called the Duchess’ forehand “incredible”. As well as their London home in Kensington Palace, Kate and William also enjoy Norfolk country home Amner Hall. Daniel continued: “And with country estates at her disposal I am sure long walks are part of an active lifestyle.” As for how the Duchess stays in such great shape: “Consistency and a balanced diet is the key to long term…

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PCOS: Slimmer loses 33cm off of waist after trying new programme – Express

At a size 16 and suffering with endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Gabrielle felt she needed to make a change in her life. After hitting her target weight by pushing herself when it came to her diet and fitness, the 28-year-old has now found a “balance”, which also improved her endometriosis symptoms and mental health. But how did she do it? Gabrielle started out weighing 13st 7.6lb (86kg) when she joined fitness coach Diren Kartal’s Project X programme back in January 2020. After six months, she dropped to 12st 3.96lb (78kg) and fit into a size 12, something she’d never been able to do before. “I knew I needed someone to keep me accountable to my daily habits and kick my a** into gear,” she said. READ MORE: Diet: Expert warns against common mistake “I’d been doing Slimming World, WW, BHF Diet and many others since I was in secondary school but nothing ever stuck.” But through Project X, Gabrielle found her “full potential” in both nutrition and fitness. “[Diren] helped me realise my full potential and showed me how to use my PCOS and endometriosis to my advantage through smashing my training, something previously I’d apparently been half a**ing,”…

Kate Middleton Fitness

Kate Middleton figure: 'Most important thing' non-royals can do to stay trim – Express

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Kate Middleton will have access to the top trainers and nutritionists in the world, but that doesn’t mean her lean physique is unachievable for those who don’t. Express.co.uk spoke exclusively to Personal Trainer Sarah Campus about how non-royals can get the Duchess’ dreamy figure. They say that abs are built in the kitchen, so it’s likely that the Duchess of Cambridge enjoys a super nutritious diet. Sarah claimed: “Kate follows a very balanced and colourful nutrition plan.” What kind of food and drinks can non-royals try in order to get her slim figure? The expert recommended blending together kale, spinach, romaine, spirulina and blueberries into a nutritious smoothie. READ MORE: How Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall stays ‘fit and slim’ at 74 – tips “This nutrient-rich drink is packed with vitamins and minerals that are known to promote healthy skin and reduce the risk of disease.” The expert added that salad is also a likely preferred meal of the Duchess. Ingredients such as watermelon,…

An easy way to help prevent damaged joints

How to live longer: An easy way to help prevent damaged joints, and it’s not exercise – Express

And with more desk-based workers operating from home now, it can be easy to sit in positions that might not be the best for our bodies. An expert has advised that good posture could in fact increase your lifespan. Speaking to Express.co.uk, Julie Jennings – an occupational therapist for furniture company HSL – said: “It’s not just your diet that can impact your longevity, poor posture can also have a huge part to play in your life span. “As a nation, weight issues are becoming more common and as we get older, we tend to put on more weight through natural body and lifestyle changes; coupled with reduced activity this can result in long term health complications.” She explained: “Weight gain changes how our skeleton and muscles support themselves, which in turn affects our centre of gravity. “Poor posture will put extra strain and demand on your joints and muscles, leading to fatigue; coupled with poor circulation, where the body does not get enough oxygen, muscles and joints are more easily damaged and less likely to repair.” According to the NHS, common posture pitfalls include slouching in your chair, standing with a flat back and a hunched back – or “text…

Michael Mosley: Health expert suggests two 'fundamental' exercises for weight loss – Express

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More infoMichael Mosley revealed the two exercises he does every day in order to stay fit. He explained the importance of combining aerobic workouts and resistance training as part of a healthy routine that could promote weight loss for those wanting to shed a few pounds.NHS guidance currently recommends that a person partakes in muscle-strengthening activities that work all the major muscle groups at least twice a week.It is also recommended that people should do 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity.On an episode of his BBC Radio 4 podcast Just One Thing, he told listeners: “I do love walking and cycling, and I also make myself do the occasional run.“But just one thing I would recommend you try fitting in to your daily life are press-ups and squats.”READ MORE: Diet: Expert warns against common mistake He continued: “I do them first thing when I get out of bed because I know if I don’t do them then I’ll probably forget to…

Slimmer who 'hated' workouts drops

Slimmer who 'hated' workouts drops 6.5st with a new hobby – 'I would never exercise!' – Express

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Sarah Jackson used to suffer with severe back pain that left her unable to barely walk. Now, after she’s an advanced ballroom and Latin dancer, having lost a whopping six and a half stone and shrinking down to a size 10. The 50-year-old tipped the scales at 16st 7lb, with doctors suggesting hey weight might be aggravating her scoliosis condition that was causing her discomfort. “I could barely stand up and was willing to try anything,” said Sarah. “My husband Ian and our daughter both told me I was perfect and didn’t need to lose weight, but I was desperate to be able to move without pain. “My wider family had become worried about the amount of weight I’d put on and I started to realise it wasn’t doing me any good.” READ MORE: Diet: Expert warns against common mistake Sarah admitted she’d “tried everything” but losing weight was a last resort. A comfort eater with an addiction to chocolate, she…

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