For general health and fitness benefits, such as reducing your risk of heart disease and improving your stamina, it is recommended that you do some form of moderate intensity aerobic exercise on most, and preferably all, days of the week, for a minimum of 30 minutes a day.
How many times a week should you do anaerobic exercise?
Workout Regular (active two to four times per week)
For those who already lead moderately active lives, Tamir suggests adding interval training two to three times per week for heart health, along with a day of long-duration (low-intensity) cardio.
Is it OK to do aerobic exercise every day?
Vigorous aerobic exercise includes activities such as running and aerobic dancing. You can achieve more health benefits if you ramp up your exercise to 300 minutes or more a week. Reducing sitting time is important, too. The more hours you sit each day, the higher your risk of metabolic problems.
How many days per week of aerobic exercise are recommended?
For most healthy adults, the Department of Health and Human Services recommends: At least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week, or a combination of moderate and vigorous activity. The guidelines suggest that you spread this exercise throughout the week.
Is working out 30 minutes a day enough?
Researchers say those who exercised 30 minutes a day actually burned more calories than they should have according to their exercise program. In contrast, the men who exercised 60 minutes a day lost less body weight relative to the energy they burned during their workouts.