Fit for Survival

A gene for fitness – who knew? This is the discovery of Professor Hugh Montgomery. Or should I say ‘these’ as low and high ‘ace’ refer to endurance and explosive speed (or lifting) respectively.

His interest in fitness in extreme conditions, such as high altitude, chimes with his research into survival and interventions in intensive care. Findings suggest that doing less may increase survival chances. Perhaps the name may have to change then.

Of course, the notion of Do Not Resuscitate arises. How could you ensure your wishes were known? Tattoo?

Jim Al-Khalili interviews Prof Montgomery in this edition of The Life Scientific.


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Guitar teacher/player; classical music reviewer with; fan of the written and spoken word

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