Kill or cure?

With the 2012 Olympics just days away, the UK press has gone into overdrive citing a study (published in the Lancet, a medical journal) suggesting that inactivity is responsible for as many deaths as, for example, smoking. Apparently, one-third of adults worldwide simply don’t have enough physical activity in their lives. The UK’s National Health …

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Yeah, right!

I find this article absolutely fascinating. Is it REALLY possible to exercise effectively (to the point where differences in fitness are measurable) in three minutes a week? Well, as you will read, it depends on more than one factor. But the concept of achieving maximum health benefits through short bursts of exercise isn't new. I'm …