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To help prevent heart disease, how often and how long should I exercise?

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If you're not active now, gradually work up to an aerobic session of about 20 to 30 minutes, at least three or four times a week.

While the more exercise you can do, the better, any amount is good for you.

SOURCES:

American Heart Association.

CDC: "Measuring Physical Activity Intensity."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

SOURCES:

American Heart Association.

CDC: "Measuring Physical Activity Intensity."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

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