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The Real Science of Exercise – Harvard Professor Daniel Lieberman Debunks Fitness Myths

Daniel Lieberman

75 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Medicine, Science

Surrounding our modern fitness culture, there are puzzling questions which demand answers: did we actually evolve to exercise? Does running ruin our knees? Is there a link between exercise and immunity? Daniel Lieberman is Professor of Biological Sciences at Harvard University. He guides us through the misconceptions, exaggerations and occasional mistruths, which can obstruct progress for those looking to get fit or lose weight.