Can 3 minutes of exercise save your life?

A repeat of the Horizon program “The Truth About Exercise”  is being re-shown on BBC iplayer now. If you live outside of GB, you can see a lower quality version of it here: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xz2fwb_the-truth-about-exercise_lifestyle

Michael Mosley meets with Dr James Levine who talks about the perils of sitting and how to incorporate more movement in your daily activities to reduce your susceptibility to major diseases. Also features the HIIT man himself Professor Jamie Simmons – High Intensity Interval Training who demonstrates his £5 million research into how just 3 minutes of exercise per week can dramatically improve your insulin response, reduce your blood glucose, and decrease blood fat.  Also – the yucky truth about what happens in your blood after you eat a high fat meal – Ewwww – dial 999 now!  – essential viewing!

Peter

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