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Q: In general, how many days a week should a person exercise? To be serious about it, do I have to workout 7 days a week?

Most of the current literature suggests exercising a minimum of 3 days per week, with 4-5 days a week being preferred. Remember, E is for exercise, not exhaustion. For most people, 7 days a week is just too much, because it doesn't allow the body time to heal and refuel. Pushing too hard can leave you feeling chronically fatigued, as well as put you at risk for injury. Remember, the best fitness program is one that you can stick with.

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