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Is there a minimum amount of exercise to remain fit?

Obi Obadike
Fitness
The minimum amount of exercise to remain fit at an average fitness level I would say is at least three times a week. And that exercise should consist of three days of cardio for 30 minutes each a day and three times a week weight-lifting with 30 to 35 minutes a day for that as well. And I would space this out to Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I would do weight-training first because if you do cardio first you may not have the energy left to weight-train.
Dr. Robin Miller, MD
Internal Medicine
High intensity, low volume exercise may work. In this video, Robin Miller, MD, reports on a Norwegian study where short bursts of exercise helped increase oxygen in-take and lowered cholesterol and body fat.

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