Essential Guide to Exercise


by Phillip Day

For many, exercise is pain so they don’t want to do it. In this fascinating primer, health researcher Phillip Day sets out to expose common misconceptions about the ‘e’ word and show what each of us can do to change our relationship with movement.


Common but deadly conditions such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression and osteoporosis have their roots in cellular atrophy. Less well known are the curative effects of exercise – specifically ‘peak performance’ routines which galvanise the healing process and accelerate the return to health.


“There is overwhelming scientific evidence supporting the value of daily exercise and a diet that focuses on the consumption of whole grains, fruits and vegetables.


This evidence shows that these lifestyle choices can prevent and treat the major diseases seen in the industrialised countries today.” – UK fitness trainer, Anthony Aurelius