Sarcasm Does Not Work
A few years ago, I mentioned the following thought experiment:
In related news, a randomized test found that experimental subjects who had just walked a mile were no thinner than those who hadn't. On the other hand, people who walk regularly are thinner than those who don't.More recently, some similar experiments are given the headline “Why Exercise Doesn't Actually Help You Lose Weight.”
I won't more than mention that the “four studies” are not given either citations or sample sizes or that the calories burned by the exercise in question are somewhat more than the alleged declines in resting metabolic rates or that they're apparently based on the theory that increasing obesity is due to Alien Space bats aiming Fat Rays at the Earth or ….