The scientific journal "Science Tech Daily" published that whether a person engages in physical activity on a regular basis or one or two days a week, both options lead to weight loss. The new study found that people who researchers described as "weekend athletes" are... Individuals who intensify their exercise on one or two days a week can also lose weight similarly to individuals who exercise regularly as long as they achieve the recommended weight. Beijing Union Medical Center in Beijing, Lihua Zhang: Office workers, bus drivers and other employees who have to sit for long hours during the workday are interested in the research. The researchers extracted data from more than 9,600 participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 2011 to 2018. The ages of the participants ranged from 20 to 59 years. Stephen P. Hemsfield, MD, a professor at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who was also not associated with the study, added that “the results in a cross-sectional sample like those reported "The study needs to be confirmed by researchers in potential longitudinal studies."