Most referrals received at BrainFit involve implementing exercise and lifestyle changes to improve metabolic health symptoms listed below:
High blood pressure
Type 2 Diabetes
Fatty Liver Disease
When 3 or more of these symptoms are present then your medical record may state that you " metabolic syndrome" Exercise can assist with managing these symptoms , however to maintain improvement in these area lifestyle changes including dietary change and stress management are crucial to sustaining improvements in metabolic health.
What is Insulin Resistance?
One of the reasons that BrainFit Exercise Physiology is so passionate about metabolic health, is the link between metabolic health and brain health Cognitive decline and insulin resistance of the brain has been termed as Type 3 diabetes during the last 15 years of research into this area. Improving your metabolic health during the early years of your life, will provide you with a better platform to avoid cognitive dysfunction during the later years of your life. Participants who attend BrainFit will be reminded of this research and encouraged to visit the pages on the BrainFit website dedicated to Neurological Health and Metabolic Health