Exercise Tips for Blood Type O

Get the heart rate going and sweat to burn calories, alleviate stress, and eliminate depression!

Exercise-blood-type-oType O’s:

  1. Respond well to vigorous exercise
  2. Need efficient metabolism to stay slim and energetic
  3. Need a constant and intensive training program

Type O’s are natural-born athletes. They have more physical strength and need exercise to release stress, worry, fear, and anxiety. Doing so helps them think clearly and accurately.

For type O’s, vigorous exercises such as bicycling, swimming, running and jogging, speed and hill walking are great. Sports that require running and direction change, such as soccer, tennis, basketball, and hockey also are considered vigorous exercises. A type O that exercises first thing in the morning goes through the day calmer, more peaceful, and better at problem solving.

When we exercise, our brain releases endorphins, adrenaline, serotonin, and dopamine. These chemicals all work together to make us feel good. After exercising, we may feel a sense of accomplishment, and our muscles will relax deeper, easing tension and strain.

Some studies show that exercise can help improve mood temporarily in depressed individuals. For type O’s with mild or moderate depression, 30 minutes of intense exercise can be as effective as medication for improving mood. Finish every workout with stretching exercises.

The following exercises reduce stress, and boost feelings of joy and well-being:

They are the most stress-reducing practices for your type. To achieve a consistent release of tension and revival of energy, perform one or more of these exercises few times weekly. Finish every workout with stretching exercises.

 WorkoutDurationFrequency
Fitness ClassAerobic35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
WaterAqua Cycling25-30 minutes2-3 times weekly
WaterAqua Jogging30-35 minutes3-4 times weekly
WaterAqua Pilates40-60 minutes3-4 times weekly
WaterAqua Running45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
WaterAqua Stretching10-15 minutes
WaterAqua Walking35-45 minutes4-6 times weekly
WaterAqua Zumba®30-35 minutes 3-4 times weekly
Racquet SportsBadminton45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
Team SportsBaseball45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
Team SportsBasketball45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
OutdoorBeach Volleyball35-45 minutes4-6 times weekly
OutdoorBrisk Walking35-45 minutes4-6 times weekly
OutdoorCycling25-30 minutes2-3 times weekly
GYMCycling25-30 minutes2-3 times weekly
Fitness ClassDancing40-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
Team SportsFootball45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
Martial ArtsFreestyle Fighting45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
GYMGymnastics Exercises [1]35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
OutdoorGymnastics Exercises [1]35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
Team SportsHockey‎ / Ice Hockey45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
OutdoorIce Skating25-30 minutes3-4 times weekly
Fitness ClassJazzercise35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
OutdoorJogging30-35 minutes3-4 times weekly
Martial ArtsJudo35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
Martial ArtsKarate45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
WaterKayaking45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
Martial ArtsKickboxing35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
Fitness ClassLatin Jam Workout35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
Fitness ClassPilates40-60 minutes3-4 times weekly
OutdoorRoller Skating25-30 minutes3-4 times weekly
Team SportsRugby45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
OutdoorRunning45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
GYMRunning45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
GYMSkipping Rope5-25 minutes2-6 times weekly
Racquet SportsSquash45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
OutdoorStair Climbing20-30 minutes3-4 times weekly
Fitness ClassStep Aerobics35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
Fitness ClassStretching10-15 minutes
WaterSwimming30-35 minutes3-4 times weekly
Racquet SportsTable Tennis45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
Racquet SportsTennis45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
GYMTreadmill30-35 minutes2-3 times weekly
WaterUnderwater Treadmill30-35 minutes2-3 times weekly
Team SportsVolleyball45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
WaterWater Aerobics30-35 minutes3-4 times weekly
WaterWater Polo45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
GYMWeight Training30-35 minutes2-3 times weekly
Martial ArtsWrestling45-60 minutes2-3 times weekly
Fitness ClassZumba®35-45 minutes2-3 times weekly
[1] Gymnastics exercises includes: lunge (exercise), jumping jacks, sit-ups, crunches, push-ups, pull-ups, squats, calf-raises, dips, flutter kick, plank
Find an exercise routine that works for you and make it part of your daily routine.

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