Exercise is a health booster that's been shownt slashe severe disease and death but It's still ignored
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Links to studies and videos mentioned:
Nieman, D. C., & Sakaguchi, C. A. (2022). Physical activity lowers the risk for acute respiratory infections: Time for recognition. Journal of Sport and Health Science, 1–25.
Episode Time Stamps:
00:280 Exercise is metabolically protective against severe respiratory infections.
01:58 There is a recent 5X increase in obesity in children.
03:18 There is a 45 to 75% relative risk reduction for severe disease specifically pertaining to COVID19.
04:53 High physical activity levels are associated with 43 to 46% fewer days with illness symptoms.
06:03 There is a 54% reduction in all-cause mortality, 50% reduction in cardiovascular disease, 40% reduction in cancer, 53% reduction in diabetes in people who exercise, compared with people who do not.
08:18 Meeting physical activity guidelines was associated with a 34 to 42% lower risk for severe outcomes compared to the physically inactive.
08:38 A 73 to 149% elevated risk for severe outcomes in those who are physically inactive compared to those who are physically active.
09:33 A 58 to 76% lower risk for severe outcomes and a 15% reduction in risk for testing positive for the virus, were observed in those who met moderate to vigorous physical activity guidelines.
10:18 Exercise makes vaccine interventions more effective.
11:10 There was a 58% reduction in severe COVID19 outcomes in those who live the heathiest to least healthy lifestyle.
17:00 Less virus is carried by people who are physically fit.