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The Evolutionary Case for Dancing as Exercise

Human history proves that communal movement to the beat (even done virtually) is a great form of fitness

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In recent years, there has been a fad for taking cues from our early ancestors to improve our health today. We know that we didn’t evolve for our current sedentary lifestyles, and we understand the ways our bodies…

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Daniel E Lieberman

Daniel E Lieberman

Daniel Lieberman is a Professor in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University and the author of several books

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