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Scott Welch BASc. (Nutrition)

Known in the industry as "The Supplement Genius" Scott Welch has devoted his career studying performance enhancement and weight loss through dietary intervention. He received a bachelor of applied science degree in Nutrition from Ryerson University and later completed a post-graduate certificate in advertising. He’s had countless interactions with leading scientists, doctors, and hundreds of trainers from around the world, giving him a unique perspective that others lack. Welch founded MUSCLE INSIDER in 2009.

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How Many Components Are There To Physical Activity?

They're four components to physical activity: frequency (how often), intensity (how hard), type (what kind), and time (how long). In a recent study, researchers found that time and intensity of physical activity were independently related to change in fat mass. What’s interesting, though, is that the results were different between genders. It was intensity of exercise that contributed to fat loss in both men and women, but time had more of an effect in men than women.

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