Women's Heart Advisor January 2010 Issue

Heart Health and Weight Loss Go Hand in Hand

Here’s how you can tailor your exercise program to double your benefits.

We’ve all heard that exercise is good for you. But what does "good for you" mean, and what kind of exercise are we talking about? If you want a stronger heart or a leaner body, aerobic exercise is key. "To optimize cardiovascular benefits and weight control, your exercise focus should be on aerobic, repetitive and rhythmical activity," says Cleveland Clinic exercise physiologist Gordon Blackburn, Ph.D.

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