IT’S no surprise that a survey by Satsuma Loans reveals a third of Bolton people exercise less than once a week.

A quick glance around bulging bottoms and bellies in shorts and other skimpy summer clothes confirms this.

Arguing that gym membership is too expensive, they haven’t time or are too busy won’t wash. Exercise can be as simple as running up and downstairs, stretching at home or just doing some energetic hoovering.

Of course some people are physically unable to exercise but not the majority. Taking care of our bodies makes sense, mainly to keep ourselves healthy and independent.