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There is news for those who have time to exercise at the weekend – the so-called 'weekend '. Cramming your recommended exercise into several weekend sessions is sufficient to help you live . Researchers from Loughborough University and the University of Sydney found that there were few in health from working out daily or only at the weekends as long as people burnt calories. The researchers discovered that weekend warriors lowered their of dying from cardiovascular diseases by 41 per cent and from cancer by 18 per cent, compared with who did no exercise. Those who exercised regularly reduced their risks by 41% and 21%.

The researchers' is published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Their findings are on a survey of around 64,000 adults over 40. The researchers recommended people engage in a of at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity once or a week. They said: "The study suggests that less frequent of activity, which might be more easily fit into a busy lifestyle, offer considerable health benefits." They added: "A particularly finding was that a physical activity frequency as low as one or two sessions per week was associated with lower risks."

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