Did you manage to explore the bone-boosting exercises I shared in the previous video? In case you missed it, here’s the link:
The fantastic thing is that natto can play a pivotal role in supporting your bone health, thanks to its high Vitamin K2 content. So, when you combine these exercises with natto consumption, you’re essentially fortifying your bones, which are your body’s natural defense against falls and fractures.
The good news is that some of the exercises beneficial for bones also promote heart health. Additionally, natto, with its nattokinase content, acts as a circulation booster, benefiting your cardiovascular system.
By incorporating regular natto consumption and these bone and heart-friendly exercises into your routine, you can potentially ward off numerous age-related illnesses and injuries.
But what does “regularly” mean in terms of frequency and quantity?
I once discussed the topic of exercise duration in this video.
In that video, I questioned the need for the recommended 180 to 200 minutes of zone 2 training per week, as proposed by individuals like Andrew Huberman and Peter Attia. For many, jogging for 180 minutes a week can be quite daunting. It essentially means 45 minutes of jogging, four times a week. While this may be manageable for those with a background in athletics, it can be torturous for others.
However, I may have miscalculated. Is jogging even considered zone 2? Could Nordic walking fall into this category?
These distinctions matter. I can easily Nordic walk for 180 minutes a week, but jogging for the same duration is a more demanding endeavor.
Furthermore, what about the range of 180 to 200 minutes per week? I often come across the recommendation of 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week elsewhere. Is this moderate aerobic activity synonymous with zone 2? Does it equate to jogging?
If these questions resonate with you, I urge you to watch today’s video, where I clarify these matters: