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Overdoing it in the gym

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Yesterday’s Inside Health -http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b019dl1b –┬áitem on very high intensity exercise prompted a number of people to question the evidence behind my advice for middle-aged and older people to limit the intensity of their work-outs to ensure their heart rate did not rise over 220 minus their age (ie 170 for a 50 year old, and Read More…