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Just 8 Minutes of Exercise a Day Is All You Need
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Just 8 Minutes of Exercise a Day Is All You Need

Nov. 23, 2022 – You can get all the exercise you need in just 8 minutes a day if you work out a bit harder, according to a new study in the European Heart Journal. Just 54 minutes of vigorous exercise per week provides the most bang for your buck, researchers found, lowering the risk of early death from any cause by 36%, and your chances of getting heart disease by 35%. Scientists examined data from fitness trackers worn by more than 71,000 people studied in the United Kingdom, then analyzed their health over the next several years. While more time spent exercising unsurprisingly led to better health, the protective effects of exercise start to plateau after a certain point, according to the study.A tough, short workout improves blood pressure, shrinks artery-clogging plaques, and boost...