A 22-year-old female asked:
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How much exercise is too much for a 15 year old girl? Is burning off 1000 calories a day too much?

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Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
1 hour daily: For children and adolescents, they should exercise for 1 hour or more every day. It should include aerobic exercises (running) and strengthening activities (jumping, basketball, tennis).
Answered on Dec 21, 2014
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