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Sprint Workout Worthwhile?

Written by Professor Gordon S. Lynch

Just six minutes of intense exercise a week could be as effective as an hour of daily moderate activity...

For many people, finding the time to exercise is a real challenge. We're all so busy these days with work and personal commitments, it's often difficult to set aside a block of time for the promotion of our own health. So, if we've only got a few minutes to spare each week for exercise, will we benefit from getting physical or are we just wasting time?


Using our health and fitness calculators will help you get the facts on your lifestyle.