They have produced yet another “study”!
This one is different though.
According to all the other “studies” we smoke too much, eat too much, drink too much and generally enjoy ourselves too much.
This one however is focussing on something we don’t do enough of.
Apparently half of us Irish don’t get enough of it. [cue for smutty comments?]
So what is the yardstick for this “study”?
“Inactivity was defined as not meeting any of three criteria: 30 minutes of moderate activity such as a brisk walk, at least five days a week; 20 minutes of vigorous activity at least three days a week; or an equivalent combination of the two.”
Now I don’t take a 30 minute brisk walk at least five days a week, nor do I do 20 minutes of vigorous activity at least three times a week [unless of course Yer Wan down the hairdressers is feeling frisky]. So despite the fact that I do plenty other activities that bring me out in a sweat and leave me knackered, I apparently don’t take enough exercise.
And of course we all know what all this inactivity causes? Yes! You’ve guessed it! CANCER!
So here is a new law to add to Grandad’s Law. I don’t have a name for it yet [Dimwit’s Law?] but it states that “anything and everything a gubmint disapproves of causes cancer”.
I can’t wait to see how the various gubmints are going to force us by law or taxes to take more exercise, but doubtless they’ll find a way.
But at least I have finally discovered the cause of all cancers.
That should be worth a Nobel Prize or two?