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Minimal Exercise also Benefits the Heart

by Kathy Jones on  August 2, 2011 at 9:39 PM Heart Disease News   - G J E 4
Managing to get even small amount of exercise is more beneficial to the heart rather than no exercise at all, a new study conducted by a group of American researchers reveals.
 Minimal Exercise also Benefits the Heart
Minimal Exercise also Benefits the Heart
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Conduction by the American Heart Association, the study has been published in the journal Circulation and states that exercising for even 150 minutes every week reduces the risk of coronary heart disease by 14 percent while 300 minutes of weekly exercise reduces the risk by 20 percent.

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"The biggest health benefits we saw were for those who went from doing nothing to those doing something small. Even a little bit of activity makes a significant difference", lead researcher Jacob Sattelmair said.


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