Exercise Helps Both Restless Leg and Sleep Apnea

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 Exercise helps with a lot of life’s problems.

Researchers are saying that moderate exercise reduces restless leg syndrome and helps with sleep apnea.  So exercising for 2-1/2 hours each week is recommended. One study reports that the subjects did not diet, and thereby reduced the incidence of restless leg by 25 percent over a 12 week period.

Moderate exercise helps with many health issues.

So What is Moderate Exercise?

So, what is Moderate Exercise?  Here’s a quote from CNN:  “Brisk walking, light biking, elliptical machine, anything that increases your heart rate works. So that you can still talk while exercising but have to catch your breath every few sentences or so, is considered moderate exercise.”

Different studies have discovered that people who exercise less than the recommended amount, as well as those who go way beyond in intensity and time, see reduced benefits.

How Much is Too Much?

The studies noted that only when a person is training at the level of an elite athlete, exercise can interfere with sleep quality. High-level athletes, may overtrain for an event. They will have issues when traveling and under stress, but for the majority of people, that’s not the case.

So, just like we’ve all known for a long time, go see your doctor and set up a moderate exercise program. Then start reaping the benefits of better sleep.

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2 Responses to “Exercise Helps Both Restless Leg and Sleep Apnea”

  1. Is there information anywhere that says about an hour of exercise per week has any benefit? 2-1/2 hours is a lot of time for a working person to try to exercise.

  2. This study only reported on the 2-1/2 hours of exercise each week. We’re not sure about the benefits of less exercise.