Benefits of Low Intensity Workouts

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By Molly Clifton

Long, low intensity workouts may be better for you than short intense ones.

Researchers in the Netherlands compared people who exercised vigorously for an hour each day to people who stood or walked for longer periods.

As long as they burned the same amount of energy the lower intensity workouts were better at improving insulin levels, as well as fats and cholesterol.
 

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