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April 5, 2016 Recent Events No Comments

In their recent highlighted article, Drs. Warburton and Bredin directly challenge current dogma relating to the minimal level of physical activity required for health benefits. They state:

“One of the greatest myths perpetuated within physical activity promotion, the exercise sciences, and exercise medicine is the belief that you need to engage in a minimum of 150 minutes a week of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity to obtain health benefits.”

Source: “Reflections on Physical Activity and Health: What Should We Recommend?” by Darren E.R. Warburton, PhD, and Shannon S. Bredin, PhD, MSc (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2016.01.024)

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