July 11, 2014

Let's Take a Break, Exercise, and Lose Some Weight

I'm taking a break from pontificating today because I'm scheduled to land in Copenhagen at about 8 o'clock this morning. Our cruise ship for touring the fjords of Norway will depart from here on Monday.

With all the dining possibilities ahead, I'll need constant reminders of the need for exercise -- to offset calories and to keep moving for better health in general.

I've not found better motivation than this now-classic whiteboard animation created by University of Toronto statistics professor Michael Evans. Using a variety of sources, he shows how to get the biggest health bang for your buck... or your effort. The video is fascinating and instructive:

After working that program for a while, we can move up to this one:

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