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Sometimes Less Is More


Dr James O’keefe dive into myths and misconceptions of training for optimal health. He emphasizes the benefits of vigorous exercise but explains that there is a point of diminishing returns, in regards to longevity, after vigorously exercising for more than about 40-45 minutes. This does not mean that you should never workout for more than an hour, but this research and information helps us understand that ‘more’ is not always better. This is Fly Bodies focuses on all aspects of your life and not just the fitness piece.

"The fitness patterns for conferring longevity and robust lifelong cardiovascular health are distinctly different from the patterns that develop peak performance and marathon/superhuman endurance. Extreme endurance training and racing can take a toll on your long-term cardiovascular health. For the daily workout, it may be best to have more fun endure less suffering in order to attain ideal heart health." - Dr O’keefe



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