Knowing that a high degree of inflammation makes us prone to disease, we can add exercise to our COVID-19 prevention regime. Besides good Diet, exercise acts as an anti-inflammatory and immune system modulator  . But,
How much exercise is enough?
Regular or moderate exercise for the average adult as defined by Mayo Clinic is 30 minutes of physical activity a day [ 3 ]. Let’s be real, we can’t maintain this amount of time dedicated to working out with the hectic life we have.
This is why there are so many weekend warriors trying to max out their routine in One day. Impossible if you are trying to see results.
Mayo Clinic recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week, and strength training at least twice a week. For the TryMagenta team, exercising most days of the week (4 or more days) works for us. We try to do stretching and strength training in the morning (like calisthenics), and running in the afternoon.
The key here is averaging and consistency.
Am I active most days of the week?
Remember this is not a replacement for any of the COVID-19 vaccines, but a complementary therapy with positive effects. Vaccination is priority.
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