10 April 2008

Can housework make you breathless?

Under the fatuous headline: Cleaning 'improves mental health', the BBC reports that "Just 20 minutes of sustained exercise a week - from cleaning to jogging - can impact upon depression" - but the exercise must induce breathlessness.

I'm all for beating depression and for getting exercise anywhere other than the gym, but am left wondering what kind of housework would fit the bill. Marathon hoovering? Dusting the ceiling? Record-breaking floor scrubbing? or perhaps --

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