top of page

Women or Men Need More Exercise?

From eNewsletter 3/20/2024

DID YOU KNOW that a new study from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows there is a gender gap between women and men when it comes to exercise?

The findings show that women can exercise less often than men, yet receive greater cardiovascular gains. Researchers tracked subjects who performed consistent physical activity over 22 years and mortality risk was reduced by 24% in women and 15% in men.

The research team studied moderate to vigorous aerobic physical activity, such as brisk walking or cycling, and found that women achieved the same degree of survival benefit by exercising half of what men had to do. The results were the same when it came to muscle-strengthening activity, such as weightlifting or core body exercises.

To read the rest of today's issue, please go to this page.


bottom of page