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Heart Healthy Exercise

Category : Active Living, Exercise

So what exactly is heart healthy exercise?

The American Heart Association recommends:


Moderate exercise

30 minutes

5 days per week

Total: 150 minutes


Vigorous exercise

25 minutes

3 days per week

Total: 75 minutes


Strength Training

2 days per week

  So, what is moderate exercise?
  • Walking briskly (3 miles per hour or faster, but not race-walking)
  • Water aerobics
  • Bicycling slower than 10 miles per hour
  • Ballroom dancing
What would be considered vigorous?
  • Race walking, jogging, or running
  • Swimming laps
  • Aerobic dancing
  • Bicycling 10 miles per hour or faster
  • Jumping rope
  • Hiking uphill or with a heavy backpack

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