Tag: Mike Climstein

Research review

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Do Pilates and Nordic walking walk the walk?   What impact does Pilates and Nordic walking have on overweight or obese clients? Associate Professor Mike Climstein and sport and exercise scientist Joe Walsh investigate further. Title: Effects of Nordic walking versus Pilates exercise programmes on blood glucose and lipid profile Author: Dr Hagner-Derengowska et al (Clinical [...]

Getting high for fitness

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No longer just for elite athletes, altitude training has gone mainstream – so how effective is it? Associate professor Mike Climstein and Joe Walsh explain. Every endurance fitness enthusiast is interested in the next ‘new’ supplement or training technique that will further increase their maximal aerobic power, aka VO2max (maximal oxygen consumption). Altitude training, although [...]