HOW MUCH EXERCISE DO YOU TAKE?

HOW MUCH EXERCISE DO YOU TAKE?

How much exercise do we take? There are a number of answers to this question depending upon who is making the estimate and how they have measured it. Some of the regular surveys which assess physical activity in the population include the Health Survey for England...
GOLF!!

GOLF!!

The place of golf in helping maintain physical activity and good health is a somewhat underestimated and unsung field. A couple of recent publications have helped to fill this neglected space. I liked the po-faced definition in a paper on “the relationships...
How much exercise?

How much exercise?

So how much exercise should you take? The effectiveness of exercise is proportional to its intensity and total dose. From what I said last week, you would be right to presume that optimal exercising should be about 30 to 40 minutes of exercise three or four times per...
How often, how hard, how long?

How often, how hard, how long?

How much exercise do we need? Here’s a quick guide – more or less applicable to any endurance exercise. The following graphs indicate the frequency, intensity and duration needed to increase your aerobic capacity – your cardiorespiratory fitness. These are sometimes...