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Q: With my job and family responsibilities, I don't have big chunks of time to use for exercise. Is it worth it to run/exercise for just short amounts of time?

Yes, especially if you can grab a couple of exercise times a day. You can't go wrong, no matter how little time you have to exercise. You can boost your overall fitness with only 10 or 20 minutes of running a day.... lowering your heart rate, increasing your breathing capacity and increasing your endurance. For example, for a quick 10 minute run, start by jogging easily for a minute, then steadily increase your speed until you are doing your maximum by eight minutes. Then ease off for the last minute, ending with walking. Give it a try.

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