Fast Exercise

Fast Exercise

Paperback Short books

By (author) Michael Mosley, With Peta Bee

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  • Publisher: Short Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 18mm | 200g
  • Publication date: 19 December 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1780721986
  • ISBN 13: 9781780721989
  • Sales rank: 370

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Dr Michael Mosley and Peta Bee investigate the fascinating science behind a radical new approach to exercise, one that is incredibly time efficient. Research done by leading sports scientists has shown the extraordinary impact that *ultra short bursts* of high intensity intermittent training can have, whether you are an athlete or a sedentary couch potato. In Fast Exercise, Michael Mosley, a sloth, teams up with super-fit health journalist Peta Bee to dispel myths and show you how to get the most out of exercise, whatever your age or level of fitness. They offer practical, science based advice and a range of novel work outs designed for the time-starved generation. Workouts that can be done anywhere, anytime and which fit unobtrusively into even the busiest day. This is a book for those, like Michael, who don't enjoy exercising but want to lose fat and stay healthy. It is for those, like Peta, who love exercise and want to get the most from it. It is also for those who are simply curious about how their bodies work.

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Michael Mosley trained to be a doctor before joining the BBC, where he has been a science journalist, executive producer and, more recently, a well-known television presenter. He has written and presented series on BBC One, Two, Three and Four as well as BBC Radio Four. He has won numerous television awards, including an RTS (Royal Television Award) and being named Medical Journalist of the Year by the British Medical Association. He lives in Beaconsfield, and is married to a doctor and has four children. Peta Bee is an award-winning journalist who writes regularly for The Times, Daily Mail and Sunday Times. She has degrees in sports science and nutrition and is a qualified running coach. Peta won the Medical Journalists' Associations Freelance of the Year Award in 2008 and 2012 and appears regularly on television and radio. She is the author of six previous books on health and fitness including the official guide to women's fitness for the London 2012 Olympic Games. She lives with her family in Berkshire.

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"A health revolution" The New York Times