Toni Yancey author photoToni Yancey’s Instant Recess: Building a Fit Nation 10 Minutes at a Time is the subject of our latest UC Press Podcast. In this episode, Dr. Yancey addresses some cultural and gender issues surrounding exercise, and explains why physical activity has been engineered out of many peoples’ daily routines. Yancey offers guidelines for how to reprogram movement into our lives, proposing a number of practical solutions to improve fitness that also sound like a lot of fun: walking meetings, exercise balls, and pedestrian parks and walkways outside of schools and workplaces.

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