Even low-to-moderate intensity activities for as little as 30 minutes a day can be beneficial. These activities may include:
However, more vigorous aerobic activities, done three or four times a week for 30 to 60 minutes, are best for improving the fitness of the heart and lungs. Regular, aerobic physical activity increases a person’s capacity for exercise and plays a role in prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Aerobic exercise may also help to lower blood pressure.
These activities may include:
Regular exercise or physical activity:
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