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Exercise Snacks

Unlike junk food, these snacks are healthful Tiny bursts of strenuous exercise yield big benefits Martin Gibala and colleagues at McMaster University in Ontario have investigated the effects of brief, high-intensity exercise periods to improve cardiorespiratory fitness. A recent study featured 'exercise snacks' of stair-climbing. Twelve, sedentary, apparently healthy young adults participated in a study…