A new study indicated that exercisers can burn as many as 200 extra calories in as little as 2.5 minutes of concentrated effort a day—as long as they intersperse longer periods of easy recovery in a practice known as sprint interval training. The finding could make exercise more manageable for would-be fitness buffs by making exercise more effecient.
30 minutes of exercise hard enough to produce a sweat is just as good as one hour of exercise when it comes to weight loss according to a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology.
Researchers concluded that 30 minutes of daily training was as “equally effective” at shedding the pounds as 60 minutes worth of sweating and was enough to turn the tide on an unhealthy body mass index".
The University of Copenhagen study concluded that sweating for half the time was “enough to turn the tide” for obesity.
Should schools and parents of young athletes be concerned regarding the rising risk of sudden death in athletes, and whether the risk for death increases as the level of competition increases?