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Daily Physical Activity (Overview)

Musculoskeletal movement that requires expenditure of energy. Daily physical activity can be something as simple as walking.


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Daily physical activity for 3 times a week is all I need?

Daily physical activity for 3 times a week is all I need?

30 minutes: Current recommendations include 30 minutes of a moderate aerobic activity 5 times a week. If you prefer vigorous activity you can shorten the time to 2 or 3 times per week. That can be paired with 2 or more days a week of muscle-strengthening activities as well. ...Read more

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Daily Physical Activity (Overview)

Musculoskeletal movement that requires expenditure of energy. Daily physical activity can be something as simple as walking.


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What is the definition or description of: daily physical activity?

What is the definition or description of: daily physical activity?

Walking, Swimming: Musculoskeletal movement that requires expenditure of energy. Daily physical activity can be something as simple as walking. ...Read more

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Improving Endurance (Tip)

Improving Endurance

Do: exercise daily 20 minutes. Don't: overexercise. Remember quality over quantity; stay dedicated. ...See more

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Is 20 min daily physical activity good enough?

Intense activity: 20 minutes is beter than less. If the activity is at least moderately intense it should be good enough. ...Read more

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Why is daily physical activity important for wellness even in people with normal cholesterol levels?

Why is daily physical activity important for wellness even in people with normal cholesterol levels?

Exercise is like a : magic pill. In fact it's better than any pill. Some benefits: improves mood, improves coordination and balance, helps to prevent dementia, reduced risk of stroke, heart attack, reduced risk of breast and colon cancers, improves lipid profile, helps prevent or treat type II Diabetes, helps prevent or improve CHF, improves cardiopulmonary reserve, reduces inflammation, I could go on... ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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Improving Endurance (Tip)

Improving Endurance

90 minutes of daily aerobic exercise and you are on your way to significant weight loss! ...See more

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How much daily physical activity do I need to maintain my weight at a stable level?

How much daily physical activity do I need to maintain my weight at a stable level?

30 minutes: Current recommendations include 30 minutes of a moderate aerobic activity 5 times a week. If you prefer vigorous activity you can shorten the time. To maintain your current weight you must couple regular physical activity with moderate calorie intake, about 1800-2000 calories per day for the average adult. ...Read more

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Why is daily physical activity important for cognitive health?

Why is daily physical activity important for cognitive health?

Likely blood flow.: Daily physical activity helps the blood flow better. This means blood flows to the brain better, and makes it work better, unless there are complications, like brain diseases. It also relieves tension, and helps sleep since it makes a person tired after activity. This, and a balanced diet, and enough sleep can make a person feel invigorated and very alert. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
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Improving Endurance (Tip)

Improving Endurance

Aerobic exercise is a body in motion. ...See more

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Daily physical activity. How do I tell my boss I need to sleep rather than do that?

Daily physical activity. How do I tell my boss I need to sleep rather than do that?

See doctor/be smart.: You can do activity, as long as it can be done without health risk. It might be smart to see your doctor to get an idea of how fit you are, and what actifvity you can do, and why you need sleep. But simple activity can be done, like light bending exercises for 5 minutes before bedtime, without interfering in sleep. You don't have to tell your boss anythng if you think there will be trouble. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise (Definition)

Exercise is physical activity, such as walking, running, swimming, biking, ...Read more