Shortcuts to Fitness – Do They Work?
Spending 60 minutes every day devoted to exercise strains more than just the muscles. Most people already feel that 24 hours is never enough to get everything done. Finding that kind of time is the leading excuse for not exercising. In response to time pressures, shorter routines have been touted to give you the all the benefits with less time commitment and even less sweat. But do they work?
The joint recommendation of the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (DHHS) is to "engage in at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity, above your usual activity at home and at work, on most days of the week."