Walk, or Run, to Lower Heart Disease Risk: Benefits Are Similar


A brisk walk may be just as good as a run for keeping the the heart healthy.

That’s encouraging, considering less than half of Americans meet the government’s recommendation of at least 2.5 hours of moderate to intense aerobic exercise a week. A new study published in the American Heart Association (AHA) journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology found that walkers lowered their risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as runners.... Click to read more.

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