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

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Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Louis Krenn
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Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Absolutely not

You need to be physically active 7 days a week with low to moderate intense daily activity.
Sitting more than 6 hours a day increases risk for heart attacks by 50%. If you have a sitting job, get up every 15 to 30 minutes without touching arms or knees and do that 5 times or do some jumping jacks. Take steps, park farther away from destinations, look for chores to do, and keep moving all day long.

In brief: Absolutely not

You need to be physically active 7 days a week with low to moderate intense daily activity.
Sitting more than 6 hours a day increases risk for heart attacks by 50%. If you have a sitting job, get up every 15 to 30 minutes without touching arms or knees and do that 5 times or do some jumping jacks. Take steps, park farther away from destinations, look for chores to do, and keep moving all day long.
Dr. Steven Charlap
Dr. Steven Charlap
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