Is it possible for weekend warriors to get enough exercise?
Image: © Nastco/Thinkstock
Q. I am an active person, but I exercise only on the weekends. Should I be concerned that all my exercise is concentrated over just two days ?
A. Regular exercise at any time is beneficial to your health. The rewards are related more to the amount of weekly exercise, and less to the type of workout or frequency. In fact, a recent study, which recorded self-reported exercise habits in more than 60,000 adults, found that weekend-only exercise had similar gains to regular daily exercise.