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Exercise & Fitness
The underappreciated health benefits of being a weekend warrior
- By Robert H. Shmerling, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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Robert H. Shmerling, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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The post is really very great source of knowledge about my fitness. I’ve been working out for loosing weight of 5 pounds within 15 days. This is very good post for me because I am also a Weekend Warrior. But I am working constantly for about a week. I have a little back pain. So I would like to know how can I remove My workout problems ?
Right now I am a weekend warrior. I work out in a gym and do mostly cardio and stretching. I cant imagine that doing nothing at all would be the same as getting 2 hours of cardio a week (more when there are holidays) and 104 more hours of cardio a year than if I did nothing.
I think the other thing that I dont recall seeing mentioned is consistency. If you consistently work out EVERY weekend year-round for many years you will be far better off.
Dynamic stretching before exercise or sports, static stretching after. The reader can do research and see that this is best practice.
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