Intense One-Minute Workout in Office


New York Times health columnist Gretchen Reynolds has had several articles lately (in the Science section) about the value of short-term intense workouts.

I’m doing this on a Versa Climber, but you can achieve the same thing by going fast up stairs, using a stationary bike or via other modalities.

You can get your heart rate up and blood circulating in a minute.

Also check out the new version of Stretching by Bob Anderson, which has stretches and tips for smartphone users to combat bad posture. Hold that phone up in front of you instead of bending down to look at it! Duh!

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

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