I don’t run. I don’t spin. I rarely ‘feel the burn.’
But I can walk tremendous distances…and living in New York City, often find myself doing so on a daily basis.
Researchers from Penn State recently found that women ‘of a certain age’ have more energy and confidence after 30 minutes of moderate exercise than those who make strenuous workouts their routine.
The study also revealed that women who exercise at moderate levels were more likely to stay active over time — take that! — and those who worked out more vigorously reported feeling ‘sad or anxious’ afterward.
(It’s that burn thing — I’m telling you.)
But does more ‘energy and confidence’ mean that moderate exercisers are more fit? Not necessarily, says Penn State.
All you have to do is take a look at the arms of a super exerciser like Kelly Ripa or Madonna to know that a woman who kicks it harder is gonna be more ripped.
But is she happier? Penn State says no.
And to make myself feel better, I’m going to go with that.
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