How Much Exercise Is Enough?
Here’s what several reputable authorities have to say about how much exercise you should get (assuming you’re between the ages of 18 and 64):
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity per week and muscle-strengthening exercises on two or more days a week.
75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity per week and muscle-strengthening exercises on two or more days a week.
American College of Sports Medicine 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week (either 30-60 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise five days per week or 20-60 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise three days per week).
Muscle-strengthening exercises two or three days each week.
Flexibility exercises at least two or three days each week.
Neuromotor exercise two or three days per week (i.e., balance and agility exercises).