Did you know?
Going to the theatre is good for your heart! A new study by University College London, University of Lancaster and Encore Tickets found that a theatre show can boost your cardiovascular system to the same extent as doing 28 minutes of cardio exercise. ‘By the end of the first act, heart rates nearly doubled from their resting state at the beginning, while in the second act, it tripled,’ says Dr Joseph Devlin who led the study, with participants responding to a live performance of Dreamgirls. A workout from the comfort of your theatre seat? We’ll give it a go!