Workouts Don’t Have To Be Grueling To Provide Health Benefits
A brisk walk can be enough to trigger the body's anti-inflammatory response, researchers in San Diego find.
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San Diego Study: Even Short, Moderate Workouts Impart Health Benefits
Workouts don't have to be exhausting or time-consuming to improve your health. That's the message from a recent study carried out by researchers in San Diego. The scientists had 47 participants walk briskly on a treadmill for 20 minutes. Even this short, low-intensity bout of exercise was enough to trigger the body’s anti-inflammatory response, as the researchers observed in blood samples taken before and after the exercise sessions. (Wagner, 1/16)