Dr Michael Mosley: The ‘easiest’ exercise that could ‘improve your heart health’

“Today, I’m going to do something that I don’t normally do,” the podcast host kicked off the episode. “I went up the hill, walking, and I’m going to run down and that’s because me running downhill is likely to be better for me than running up.”

From making you physically fitter to making your bones stronger, this simple activity offers a lot of benefits while remaining relatively easy.

What’s more, Dr Mosley explained that it can also improve your heart health.

He said: “You might think running up the hill is better for your health, but what I’m doing is known as eccentric exercise. 

“As a part of the name, there’s nothing bizarre or weird about it.

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