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Is Monty Python ‘Silly Walk’ Good Exercise? Here’s What A Study Showed
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Is Monty Python ‘Silly Walk’ Good Exercise? Here’s What A Study Showed

Doing the John Cleese "Silly Walk" just 11 minutes a day could get you past the 75 minutes of ... [+] vigorous physical activity per week threshold that the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends. (Photo: RADEK MICA/AFP via Getty Images)AFP via Getty Images And now for something completely different and silly. Doing the “Silly Walk” from the British TV show “Monty Python's Flying Circus” could be much better for you cardiovascular-wise and calorie-burning-wise than simply walking normally. That’s what a study just published in this year’s annual Christmas issue of the BMJ suggested about that silly leg-contorting walk that John Cleese performed on the show. In fact, just 11 minutes a day of Silly Walking could get you past the 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity...