WELLNESS
06/14/2013 12:28 pm ET

How Often Should You Exercise?

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Q: Does it really matter if I work out three days in a row, rather than spreading my exercise through the week?

A: It probably does matter. As Dr. Michael Joyner, a physiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., points out, exercise has long-lasting, cumulative effects on your health and fitness, but it also produces acute effects that don’t necessarily linger.

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