Laughter: Your best workout!?!

OK…so maybe it’s not your ‘best’ workout. This article in New Scientist claims that laughing appears to be almost as beneficial as a workout in boosting the health of blood vessels.

“Thirty minutes of exercise three times a week and 15 minutes of hearty laughter each day should be part of a healthy lifestyle,” says Michael Miller of the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, US, whose team has shown that laughter relaxes arteries and boosts blood flow.

In the interest of our respective arteries being relaxed and blood flow optimized, I offer you the following:



  1. Cathy on March 9, 2005 at 2:34 pm

    Steve, I enjoy reading your blog (although I don’t pretend to understand all of it!) Anyway, liked reading about you and Alex and his podcasting and I really enjoyed seeing that Far side cartoon again – one of my all time favorites, too!


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Podcasting hit the mainstream in July of 2005 when Apple added podcast show support within iTunes. I'd seen this coming so started podcasting in May of 2005 and kept going until August of 2007. Unfortunately was never 'discovered' by national broadcasters, but made a delightfully large number of connections with people all over the world because of these shows. Click here to view the archive of my podcast posts.