Home > Exercise/Rehabilitation > How much exercise is enough? Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Sep 12, 2010 by Cleveland Clinic, Views: 4054 Dr. Michael Roizen answers a question from Nicole from Strongsville, Oh. How much exercise is enough? Three parts of exercise have been shown to be beneficial to health. 1. Moving the equivalent to 10,000 steps a day. 2. Resistance exercise for 30 minutes a week. 3. 20 minutes of cardiovascular exercise.