Forbes April 12, 2024
Anuradha Varanasi

While the World Health Organization has advised people with long Covid to avoid intense exercise, a recent study found that different types of exercise were not harmful for people diagnosed with long Covid.

The study, published in JAMA Network Open, included 31 patients with long Covid (also known as post Covid condition) who were matched with a control group of 31 healthy participants. All of them completed several sessions of strength training, high-intensity interval training, and moderate-intensity continuous training across a span of several weeks.

“What we can generally see is that the post-COVID patients do just as well as the controls, even though they had more symptoms to begin with. By equally well, I mean that they did not...

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