HOW MUCH EXERCISE YOU REALLY NEED
For seniors, every second of exercise counts.
In a new Scottish study, retirement-age subjects were asked to do six six-second sprints on a stationary bicycle with one minute of rest in between. After six weeks, their blood pressure dropped by a respectable 9 percent.
It’s possible these results might translate to younger folks, said Michele Olson, an exercise science professor and researcher at Auburn University in Alabama.
“Even a little activity can increase the efficiency of your heart and lead to more energy overall, no matter what your age,” she said.
Read the entire article at Why 6 Seconds of Exercise Can Be as Worthwhile as 90 Minutes – ABC News.