Afternoon Workouts for Longevity

Afternoon Workouts May Yield the Most Benefits for Longevity

Published On: March 2, 2023Categories: Health & Fitness

By Becky Upham

Although exercise at any time has benefits, a new study has found that a midday workout is linked to a lower risk of death from heart disease and cancer.

If you exercise at lunchtime, there may be moments — possibly when you’re unpacking the sweaty clothes from your gym bag each evening — when you wonder if it’s worth the trouble. But the findings of a new study of more than 90,000 people may inspire you to keep fighting the good fight: Working out in the afternoon reduced the risk of early death more than physical activity in the morning or afternoon.

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