April 29th, 2013

The Fitness Oracle

By Logan Lafferty

Answering readers' questions about stretching, interval training and whether sitting on an exercise ball at work does anything at all…What is a good exercise plan for a person who is out of shape?  "It's a movable feast" in terms of workout options, says Dr. Michael Joyner, a physiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and an expert on exercise. Pedal or swim if you have a bike or gym membership. But Joyner says walking is the simplest exercise, physiologically and logistically.

 

New York Times Magazine by Gretchen Reynolds

Tags: Dr. Michael Joyner, exercise, exercise plan, interval training, Mayo Clinic Rochester, New York Times Magazine, Physiology, stretching, Wellness

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