Features July 2014 Issue

Greater Frequency of Exercise Can Boost Heart Health

Blood pressure and glucose control benefit from multiple workouts every week.

Youíre probably familiar with the American Heart Associationís long-standing recommendation to get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise every week. But rather than try to squeeze those minutes into a couple of long workouts on the weekend, you should consider four or five workouts each week. Better yet, aim for 30 minutes of daily exercise. This is particularly true if you have diabetes.

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