Is there value to being a weekend warrior?
Being a weekend warrior and cramming the recommended amount of weekly physical activity into one or two sessions is definitely better than nothing, say exercise scientists.
A pooled analysis of more than 63,000 English and Scottish adults found that those who only manage to exercise on weekends have lower risks for death than totally sedentary people.
The risk of death from all causes is about 30% percent lower among weekend warrior adults, while their risk of CVD death and cancer death is 40% and 18% lower respectively.
The 18-year study suggests that just two and a half hours of moderate or one and a