Fast Exercise: The Simple Secret of High Intensity Training: Get Fitter, Stronger and Better Toned in Just a Few Minutes a Day by Michael MosleyDr Michael Mosley and Peta Bee investigate the fascinating science behind a radical new approach to exercise, one that is incredibly time efficient. Research done by leading sports scientists has shown the extraordinary impact that ultra short bursts of high intensity intermittent training can have, whether you are an athlete or a sedentary couch potato.
In Fast Exercise, Michael Mosley, a sloth, teams up with super-fit health journalist Peta Bee to dispel myths and show you how to get the most out of exercise, whatever your age or level of fitness. They offer practical, science based advice and a range of novel work outs designed for the time-starved generation. Workouts that can be done anywhere, anytime and which fit unobtrusively into even the busiest day.
This is a book for those, like Michael, who dont enjoy exercising but want to lose fat and stay healthy. It is for those, like Peta, who love exercise and want to get the most from it. It is also for those who are simply curious about how their bodies work.
'The Truth About Getting Fit': Five Exercise Lessons From The BBC Show
New Zealand Woman's Weekly. Whether you prefer to focus on press-ups, pounding the pavement or perfecting yoga poses, you'll know there's no one-size-fits-all approach to fitness, no foolproof formula and definitely no shortcut to success. Or is there? According to Dr Michael Mosley, British medical specialist and author of The Clever Guts Diet , scientists are discovering how we can get maximum benefits from our workouts — and some of the results might surprise you. In his new TV show, The Truth About Getting Fit , Dr Mosley reveals his latest findings on how long our exercise sessions should be, which offer the most bang for your buck, and which you shouldn't bother with — and tells why standing on one leg can be the best indicator of our overall health. During a whirlwind visit to our shores, Good Health met up with him to get the lowdown. If better aerobic fitness is your goal but lengthy jogs leave you cold, Dr Mosley says science has some good news.
Michael Mosley teams up with scientists whose latest research is turning common knowledge about fitness on its head to separate fact from fiction. By the middle of January many people struggle to keep up their resolutions to be more active. Medical journalist Michael Mosley teams up with scientists whose latest research is turning common knowledge about fitness on its head. They reveal why 10, steps is just a marketing ploy and that two minutes of exercise is all a person needs each week. They discover how to get people to stick to their fitness plans and what exercise can actually make everyone more intelligent. Whether it is for couch potatoes who hate the thought of exercise, someone too busy to consider the gym, or even for fitness fanatics who are desperate to do more - science can help everyone exercise better. Audio described.
These are five lessons we took away from the show. According to Mosley, you can embark on your fitness journey for free by testing your base level of fitness in your living room. One way of doing this is by finding out how long it takes you to stand up and sit down from a chair 10 times, without using your hands.
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Television presenter Michael Mosley is a desperate chocoholic. Luckily in his new documentary, The Truth About Getting Fit , it is revealed that, sugar cravings aside, three minutes of exercise a week could be all you need to stay healthy. Like much of Mosley's work, The Truth About Getting Fit conducts real-time, scientific experiments to help distinguish fact from fiction.
Chair Stands — How long does it take you to do 10 chair stands? This assesses the strength of the biggest muscles in your body, the faster the better. Step Up, Step Downs — 3 minutes — up, up, down, down. This tests your heart rate, the fewer beats per minute once time is up, the fitter you are. Traditional fitness has been revolved around 1-hour workouts of moderate intensity whether that be weights or cardio. The popular 10, steps a day challenge is an easy way to stay active, as 13 million Brits track their steps.
About Episode Guide. Video clips are automatically supplied by broadcasters and distributors. A few years ago medical journalist and doctor Michael Mosley championed the idea of walking 10, steps a day as part of his blood sugar diet. It made sense — inactivity results in fat and sugar sitting around in our bodies rather than getting burnt off. However, this programme suggests that this concept is simply a marketing ploy and that high-intensity training short bursts of intense exercise is the best way to keep the pounds off and stay fit. Summary Medical journalist Michael Mosley and a team of scientists investigate some of the easiest and most effective ways to get the biggest benefits of exercise, and turning what we think we know about fitness on its head. The team reveal why walking 10, steps a day is just a marketing ploy, and that two minutes of intense exercise is all you need per week.