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Exercise Your Way to a Healthy Heart

Combined with diet, physical activity is a primary mode of preventing heart disease. Physical activity can also help you lose weight and help with stress management, two other risk factors for heart disease. The recommended goal is 30 minutes of moderate activity on five or more days of the week. Use the guidelines in the articles below to build up your activity level through gradual increases in strength, endurance, and flexibility.

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Last Reviewed: Aug 08, 2012