Let’s talk about exercise

Let’s talk about exercise
BY Virgin Active South Africa
Posted On 5 January, 2023

Listen to Dr Adrian Rotunno, Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) Physician and Virgin Active Expert, chatting to Barret Edelstein on the Optimal Optimism podcast.

The Optimal Optimism podcast made active by Virgin Active is all about empowering listeners by giving them practical tools to create a positive and abundant life.

In this episode, Dr Rotunno chats about body types (ectomorph, mesomorph, endomorph) and what kind of training is good for them. He also discusses the energy, effort and time things take and talks about the importance of finding the right kinds of exercise for you.

Remember that if you need any advice on training, exercise and your goals, you can reach out to a Personal Trainer in club or via our app.

Pop in your earphones and head off for a 30 minute walk, run, treadmill or bike session and have a listen to what he has to say.


Dr Rotunno has an MBChB, MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine, BSc Physiotherapy, BPhys Ed and specialises in Sports and Exercise Medicine. He is a director and clinician at the Cape Sports Medicine Medical practice based at the Sports Science Institute of South Africa.One of his long term goals is to broaden awareness of healthy lifestyles and to improve clinical access to sports and exercise medicine in the public sector.

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