Bryant Webber, MD, MPH, and colleagues from the Division of Nutrition, and Obesity at the CDC in Atlanta reported
individuals who met both aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening activity guidelines experienced a 48% lower adjusted risk of pneumonia
The study included 577,909 adults who participated in the National Health Interview Survey
Study were followed for a median of 9.23 years
The study revealed that only 19% of the more than 500,000 participants met both weekly targets
Exercise has shown promise in improving immune responses and reducing the severity of respiratory illnesses.