19. You’re not working out long enough
Thirty minutes of moderate-intensity exercise (which experts previously recommended) isn’t enough for your heart, according to research published in the journal Circulation. Sorry, but you gotta get your ass back in the gym, or sweat longer. The researchers found men and women who exercised twice and four times as long had a “substantial risk reduction” of heart failure—up to 20 percent and 35 percent, respectively.
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