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    How can an exercise physiologist help with successful weight loss?

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    Cameron Phillips

    Exercise Physiologist

    Exercise Physiologist, Echuca, Deniliquin, Kyabram. Strength and Balance, Prevention of T2 Diabetes, CVD. Strength and ConditioningFarmer, chemical free Biodynamic (enhanced organic) pomegranates, pasture raised beef … View Profile

    Exercise Physiologists help with weight loss in the following areas:

    1. Help design appropriate and individualised strength and cardio programs based around a patient / clients strengths and weaknesses, work and home environments
    2. Help the patient / client come up with their own answers via motivational interviewing and goal setting techniques which tends to lead to higher patient / client motivation and compliance and improved outcomes
    3. Accountability and encouragement
    4. Basic nutrition pointers
    5. Ability to help link the patient up with specialised help eg nutritional / diet or councelling  / psychology to give the patient / client further mental tools for achiveing their desired success

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    Kirsty Woods

    Exercise Physiologist

    Hi I’m Kirsty Woods,I would like to use my experience, expertise and passion to help you reach your weight, energy and health goalsI have been … View Profile

    The 2 main fuels used by the body are Fat and Glucose…weight loss requires Fat to be burned. 

    One of the roles of an exercise physiologist is to understand how the body uses these fuels to produce energy, thus can provide assistance with weight loss.

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