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How hard should women exercise?

Obi Obadike
Fitness
First of all I don’t think the difficulty of an exercise should be dependent on the sex of the individual. Studies have shown that women have the ability to train very hard with no negative residual effect. I think for both men and women for basic minimum fitness goals that they should weight-training and doing cardio at least a minimum of three days a week.
Henry S. Lodge, MD
Internal Medicine
Women are meant to run hard, to swim hard, to dance hard and to sweat hard. Sex does not matter in this. All that counts is how often you show up and how hard you work.
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