Half began a supervised exercise program that reiterated the Norwegian researchers’ former routine. After briefly warming up, these volunteers ran on a treadmill at 90 percent of their maximal heart rate — a tiring pace, says Dr. Tjonna, at which “you cannot talk in full sentences, but can use single words” — for four four-minute intervals, with three minutes of slow walking between, followed by a brief cool-down. The entire session was repeated three times a week for 10 weeks.
The second group, however, completed only one four-minute strenuous run. They, too, exercised three times a week for 10 weeks.
At the end of the program, the men had increased [...]
Monday: Think about running. Tuesday: Think about running. Wednesday: Spend $100 on shoes when the cute salesman at Fleet Feet tells you you "overpronate." Thursday: Spend 30 minutes at work doing research on energy gels. Friday: Think about running. Saturday: Think about running. Sunday: Run less than 2 miles.
Monday: It’s kind of raining a little bit! You shouldn’t run today. Tuesday: Run 4 miles when you thought you had run 3! You’re doing great! Have some chocolate milk! Wednesday: “Stretch and strengthen.”
(Thanks for nothing, Ask Men)
1. You are a Ribwich.
2. You donated them to Robert Pattinson for New Moon.
3. The villain from Saw imprisoned you in a room made entirely of white carbs.
4. You mistakenly purchased Women's Health instead, which only told you how to "flatten your belly." Spoiler: it's not anything you're already doing.
5. You need to maintain 30% body fat in order to provide warmth to Cockney matchstick girls.