It's recommended that adults get between 150 and 300 weekly minutes of moderate physical exercise or 75 to 150 minutes of vigorous activity, but a study in JAMA Internal Medicine found that the vigorous activity may provide added benefits against disease. "Although MPA may be more palatable and applied to most of the population, clinicians and public health interventions may advise that increasing the relative proportion of VPA to total physical activity may be associated with additional health benefits," the study team wrote.
Higher exercise intensity comes with added benefits
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