14
April
2020
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03:20 PM
America/New_York

Why You Might Want to Cool It On High-Intensity Workouts During the COVID Crisis

HSS primary sports medicine physician Jordan D. Metzl, MD, discusses how to best exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic, by limiting any high-intensity work to less than one-third of your total exercise time. Dr. Metzl explains there is evidence showing moderate-intensity exercise boosts immune function, and suggests exercising for 30 minutes a day; doing something outdoors (if able); prioritizing time for recovery prior to your next workout; and listening to your body.

Read the article at Shape.com.