“[Heart rate recovery] is one of the metrics that we should care about just as we care about VO2 max and just as we care about resting heart rate.” —Peter Attia
“I would never want anybody to come away from this thinking, ‘I’m too old to do anything about it.’ I think as long as you’re breathing, you have a chance to do something about it.” —Peter Attia
But the effects of frequent, sub-minute bouts of high-intensity movement have not convinced me to change my exercise routine.
“The best marathoners in the world would smash almost everyone you know in a 100-meter dash. They’re blazingly fast.” —Andy Galpin
Researchers have recently discovered that a new drug called locamidazole may help to prevent loss of bone density and muscle mass during periods of inactivity, but it’s no substitute for all of the benefits of exercise.
“The atrophy of fast-twitch fibers is almost exclusively the problem with aging and muscle.” —Andy Galpin