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The Obesity Epidemic – Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late


By Murtaza Ahmed MD There is no doubt that the third, fourth and fifth decades of life are a crucial and important period of life when it comes to our health and well being.  This is the transition stage from … Continue reading

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Excuses not to Exercise – Part 1 – Knee Pain and Osteoarthritis


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD As a doctor I spend a lot of my day listening to excuses as to why people can’t exercise.  As I have repeatedly reinforced in previous posts, exercise is one of the most important treatments … Continue reading

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Protein Supplements : The Truth Revealed


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD There is no denying that protein is an extremely important substance when it comes to exercise.  Skeletal muscles compile approximately 40% of the bodyweight of the average person, and hold about 60% of the bodies … Continue reading

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Is it safe for children to lift weights?


  By Murtaza Ahmed MD Over the past couple of decades there has been an explosion in awareness of the importance of physical exercise to the health of wellbeing of the population.  As a result there has been an increase … Continue reading

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