According to Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald, over the years, people have focused on “making themselves move”, but seldom pay attention to what kind of sports they are doing. However, the data of more than 200000 Australians prove that moderate intensity sports such as long-distance walking are not enough if you want to prolong your life and protect your health.
Klaus gebel, the author of the study, said that his research shows that people who regularly exercise hard are 13% less likely to die early than those who exercise moderately hard. Even if vigorous exercise is less than a third, the risk of early death can be reduced by 9%.
“If you think that just doing some walking exercise is enough, you’d better do about 20 to 30 minutes of vigorous exercise every week, and the effect will be greatly different. The time doesn’t need to be too long, just let yourself sweat and greatly increase your breathing rate.”
This study has been published in the famous JAMA Journal of internal medicine. Research says that instead of doing long-term slow and warm exercises, it is better to do some brief but intense strong exercises. But Dr gebel said vigorous exercise was not limited to a particular type. “You don’t even need to go to the gym, even if it’s strenuous gardening.” He said.
The research team also cautioned that if you are not in the mood for vigorous exercise, it does not mean that you should give up any physical activity. Even the smallest amount of exercise can reduce the risk of early death.