A committed anti-exerciser finds out the healthy life isn’t half bad.
The words “boot camp” and “Bonnie” do not go together. I am one of the last people you’d ever envision willingly signing up for a 45-minute class, four days a week, that has as its goal exercising to the point of exhaustion.
Before Richard Simmons, there was Jack LaLanne. Clad in his trademark shiny jumpsuits LaLanne was among the first fitness gurus to exhort Americans to get off the couch and get active.
Diet and exercise is the mantra for good health in any population, not least in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Enough with the grunting and groaning at the gym already. New research this week in PLoS One shows that, to build muscle, it’s more effective to lift a lighter weight many times than to lift a heavy load that you can only …