The guidance from a committee appointed by the Department of Health and Human Services does away with the official government position that physical activity should occur in sessions of at least 10 minutes.
by Christy Brissette, Special to The Washington Post
Low-carb diets continue to be popular for weight loss, with the keto diet being the latest craze. But these diets can result in low energy levels and headaches, and research has generated conflicting results on their long-term safety.
By shrinking the duration of your workout, you not only save precious hours each week, but also reap such health benefits as improved cardiovascular health, an increased caloric burn and joint protection.
Everyone knows that walking is one of the best exercises for health, which is why physicians regularly recommend 150 minutes a week. But that's a measure of volume. What about walking speed? Does that make a difference?