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To help prevent heart disease, what type of exercise should I do?

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To help prevent heart disease, any exercise that makes your heart beat a bit faster counts.

Think about what you need. For instance, if you're looking for something easy on your joints, consider walking and swimming.

And think about what would be fun. Maybe you could do something you used to do or something you've always wanted to try.

What’s convenient for you is important, too.

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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