As a general goal, aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity every day.
If you want to lose weight, maintain weight loss or meet specific fitness goals, you may need to exercise more.
Will 30 minutes of exercise a day make a difference?
30 Minutes of Daily Exercise Enough to Shed Pounds. Researchers found moderately overweight men who exercised hard enough to sweat for 30 minutes a day lost an average of 8 pounds over three months compared to an average weight loss of 6 pounds among men who worked out for 60 minutes a day.
Why is 30 minutes of exercise important?
Studies have shown that simply walking at a brisk pace for 30 minutes or more on most days can lead to significant health improvements. Add simple strengthening exercises two or three times a week and the benefits are even greater. Exercise also helps reduce triglyceride levels.
How can I get 30 minutes of exercise a day?
So here are 10 easy ways to get your 30-minute exercise fit into even the busiest day.
- Make The Most Of Your Commute. RyanJLane via Getty Images.
- Reclaim Your Lunch Break. PeopleImages via Getty Images.
- Get A Workout Buddy.
- Workout At Home.
- Go On An Exercise Date.
- Go For A Brisk Walk.
- Play Fetch.
- Hit The Pool.
Is lifting for 30 minutes enough?
30 minute strength workout is enough if you are a beginner and just want to get a little bit stronger. A few sets of compound lifts will be sufficient for you to make gains. It depends on the exercises you do and your goals. Most likely it can be enough if you do only the main lifts (Squat, Deadlift, Presses).