Four Types of Exercise and Physical Activity
Research has shown that it’s important to get all four types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Adults should do muscle-strengthening activities at least two days a week and at least 150 minutes (2 1/2 hours) a week of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise, according to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
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