Just an hour or less of resistance exercise a week reduces your risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity by 29%

Just an hour or less of resistance exercise training per week lowers the risk of developing diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity by 29 per cent, research shows.

And doing more hours of weight training did not reduce the risk further, throwing the ‘more is better’ concept out the window.

Doing both resistance and aerobic exercises was found to provide the greatest benefit in preventing these conditions, the study shows.

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