Ep. 81: Whether Intense Exercise and Endurance Training Should Be Avoided (Fitness vs. Health Part 2)

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In this episode we discuss:

  • How to determine how much exercise is right for you 
  • Why working out regularly is not enough to make up for sitting all day
  • Why fitness and health are not synonymous
  • Whether lactic acid production, breathlessness, and fat oxidation due to exercise should be avoided at all costs
  • Whether intense exercise and being highly active is always more harmful than helpful

2:55 – the benefits of movement and exercise 

6:41 – whether intense exercise involving lactate production and heavy breathing/breathlessness is harmful 

10:13 – whether endurance training involving fat oxidation is harmful 

18:31 – drawing a line between fitness and health 

25:06 – how to determine how much exercise is right for you 

38:23 – whether intense exercise and being highly active is always more harmful than helpful 

43:33 – why “eat less and exercise more” doesn’t work and ignores major aspects of our physiology 

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1Comment
  • Panagiotis Kottas
    Posted at 08:52h, 10 March Reply

    Great episode! I loved the rant about Coca-cola! Do you have the article by any chance?

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