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The kicker is that even if we followed the most demanding governmental recommendations for exercise and logged thirty minutes of physical activity a day, we’d still be at less than half the energy expenditure for which our genes are encoded. Paleolithic man had to walk five to ten miles on an average day, just to be able to eat.

Source: Spark by John J. Ratey, Eric Hagerman | link

This is depressing, I thought I was doing so well with 30 minutes a day.

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