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How many hours in a day should you exercise?

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Dr. Brandye Wilson-manigat
Obstetrics & Gynecology
7 doctors agree

In brief: 20-30 minutes

Physical activity is associated with a lower rates of death overall in healthy people, as well as those with diabetes, chronic disease, and the elderly.
The recommendations for exercise by healthy individuals are: participating in moderate-intensity aerobic activity for at least 30 minutes on 5 days/week or vigorous-intensity aerobic activity for at least 20 minutes on 3 days/week.

In brief: 20-30 minutes

Physical activity is associated with a lower rates of death overall in healthy people, as well as those with diabetes, chronic disease, and the elderly.
The recommendations for exercise by healthy individuals are: participating in moderate-intensity aerobic activity for at least 30 minutes on 5 days/week or vigorous-intensity aerobic activity for at least 20 minutes on 3 days/week.
Dr. Brandye Wilson-manigat
Dr. Brandye Wilson-manigat
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Dr. Warren Strudwick
Sports Medicine
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In brief: 30 minutes per day

Daily exercise recommendations vary.
The american heart association recommends 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous exercise. 30-45 minutes per day of combined moderate and vigorous exercise 5 days per week seems a reasonable goal.

In brief: 30 minutes per day

Daily exercise recommendations vary.
The american heart association recommends 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous exercise. 30-45 minutes per day of combined moderate and vigorous exercise 5 days per week seems a reasonable goal.
Dr. Warren Strudwick
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