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7 Big Exercise Myths

Why laziness is normal and exercise is not

Photo: Allan Danahar/Getty Images

On a recent “bloody cold” Massachusetts morning, Harvard University evolutionary biologist and paleoanthropologist Daniel Lieberman, PhD, wasn’t eager to embark on his usual five-mile jog. “I did not want to leave the house, and I whined and complained to my wife for about 45 minutes,” he recalls. But as an expert on human movement and its many benefits, he…

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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Health & science writer. Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness. My new book, “Make Sleep Your Superpower,” is coming Nov. 1.