Monday, January 23, 2017

Can 7 Minutes of Exercise Really Keep You Fit?

If you're one of those who claims to have time to exercise, can you spare seven minutes? Dr. Joseph Mercola says this simple 7-minute workout can help keep you fit.
Short, intense workouts are all the rage in the fitness world. While it was once believed that the longer you stayed on the treadmill or elliptical machine, the better, it’s now known that you can seriously maximize your fitness results while working out for a fraction of the time, as long as you sufficiently ramp up the intensity (interspersed with periods of rest).

Very short workouts, as in seven minutes or even less, are also becoming regulars in the fitness scene, although I would stop short of calling them a trend. The fact is, humans have been exercising in very short, intense bursts since the beginning, although they didn’t call it exercise; they called it survival. Read more

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