I wrote a piece on exercise and weight for The New York Times a couple months ago, and I’m going to talk about that next week. But a lot of people took that column to mean that exercise isn’t important or helpful. That’s so wrong that I want to address that first. Exercise, and the good it can do you, is the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage.
Those of you who want to read more, can start here:
- Evidence on the effects of exercise therapy in the treatment of chronic disease
- American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults
- Examples of Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity