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Is three minutes of exercise enough?

Duration: 01:46

Like many, Michael Mosley wants to get fitter and healthier but can't face hours on the treadmill or trips to the gym. Help may be at hand. Using himself as a guinea pig, he uncovers the surprising new research which suggests many of us could benefit from just three minutes of high intensity exercise a week. He discovers the hidden power of simple activities like walking and fidgeting, and finds out why some of us don't respond to exercise at all.

Available since: Wed 22 Feb 2012


Series Editor
Aidan Laverty
Michael Mosley
Toby Macdonald
Toby Macdonald

This clip is from

Horizon 2011-2012, The Truth About Exercise

8/15 Uncovering research that has the power to make us all live longer and healthier lives.

First broadcast: 28 Feb 2012

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