If you have had any kind of lesson with me, you know that I usually share resources with you that I believe will help you progress in your swing or help you overcome a flaw in your approach. I am vey passionate about staying healthy and keeping the body strong through exercise. I spend a fair amount of time working out so when I came across an article about Monty Python's silly walk I could not help but laugh. The reality is, we have only begun to truly understand how our body works and maybe we are overcomplicating things. If you are not familiar with the walk, the video and some facts about the health benefits follow, check them out and let me know what you think. If nothing else, you will have some fun doing it.
The team gathered data on 13 healthy adults aged 22 to 71 and tested the silly walking styles of both Mr. Teabag and another character in the Monty Python sketch, Mr. Putey. Only Mr. Teabag’s silly walks resulted in increased oxygen uptake, energy expenditure and exercise intensity. The study showed that physical activity recommendations for adults can be met by exchanging a mere 11 minutes a day of regular walking with Mr. Teabag’s silly walk.
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