Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Chronic feelings of loneliness might be in your DNA > Health-in-Motion 05 July 2016 Is outdoor exercise good for you? Outdoor exercise is good for you, right? Well, it actually depends on where you’re doing it and for how long. Research has shown that people who use their bicycles in highly polluted cities, like Delhi in India, for more than five hours a week are likely to suffer more negative health effects than benefits. Breathing hard while exercising means that more air passes through your lungs and if that air is dirty, it increase the risk of conditions like heart disease and lung cancer. 0 More in Newsletters A steady routine of physical activity is a crucial component of a healthy lifestyle More: Daily Dose: Chronic feelings of loneliness might be in your DNAHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Colonoscopy after 75 may not be worth it Diet and nutrition Eliminating sweetened drinks is the best way to cut kids' sugar intake Fitness Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness Medical Sleep paralysis is frightening but not dangerous Parenting Morning sickness may be a sign that all's well Medical Pregnancy problems may foretell future health risks From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.