Slow and steady wins the race, where have we heard that before? According to researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands slower paced exercise like walking leads to higher activity levels overall.
The researchers composed a study with 30 men and women over a two week period revealing those that exercised vigorously for shorter periods of time ended up spending more time in a sedentary state. On the other hand those that exercise more lightly, but for longer periods of time like walking or biking showed to have a more active lifestyle overall.
While the vigorous exercise may burn more calories, the study showed that it lead to being less active
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