There’s no need to spring a leak while improving your fitness

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There’s no need to spring a leak while improving your fitness

Fighting through a set of burpees, I remembered the saying: ‘That which doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger’

Devlin Brown

Friedrich Nietzsche’s maxim has carried many a weary soul through hardship, with the promise of emerging on the other side with more resilience. No doubt, there are millions who dreamt of emerging from lockdown stronger than before.

But just how true is that maxim?

Doing five sets of 20 burpees four times a week? It may not kill you — no promises —  but will it make you stronger? Quite possibly...

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