The positive effects exercise has on conditions such as anxiety and depression have been studied since the 1980s. The euphoria that follows acute exercise, known as 'runner's high', was discovered by Kenneth Cooper of the Cooper Institute, who cited the case of a man 'who was so despondent, he wanted to die. Because his heart was weak, he thought the best way to commit suicide without embarrassing his family was to run around the block as fast as he could until he killed himself.
Which gym should you choose?
Ever wondered what the differences really are between different gyms?
How can one charge £10 per month and another upwards of £60?
We aren't going to look at some obvious, indisputable differences, (Do you get free towel service?, Is there a fancy restaurant attached to the gym? Does the changing room look better than your living room? Is it in a very posh area?)
Instead we are going to look at fundamentals.