Sunday, January 17, 2010

The State of The Fitness Industry Today

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This clip reminded me of the state of the fitness industry today. An industry brimming over with charlatanry and wishful thinking bordering on pure superstition.

7 comments:

Manveet said...

Funny.

Another related clip: comedian Dara O'Briain ripping on homeopathy and crackpot nutritionists:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIaV8swc-fo

Drew Baye said...

That was brilliant. Sadly, a lot of people take homeopathy and similar quackery seriously.

http://quackwatch.com/ has some great articles on the subject.

Anonymous said...

Good brief and this enter helped me alot in my college assignement. Thanks you on your information.

Sarah said...

LOL great clip!

Anonymous said...

lmfao great stuff Martin

Aled said...

Webb and Mitchell rock, you should check out some of their other stuff, great uk comedians.

Ned Kock said...

Thanks for the link.

It is a good idea for people to look at their background, because they may have inherited genes that predispose them to function better with certain types of diets.

A nutrition-related genetic mutation can spread to an entire population in as little as 396 years, or even less depending on the circumstances. I posted about this here:

http://healthcorrelator.blogspot.com/2010/01/how-long-does-it-take-for-food-related.html




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