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29 Use the list above to help select the activities that you want to include in your exercise plan. Also, talk with your health care provider about which types of exercise would be best for you. If you aren’t used to exercising, start with moderate activities and work your way up to more vigorous activities. Follow an Exercise Plan No matter what your age, try to be active for at least 30 minutes a day. You can do activities by yourself or with others. You can do 30 minutes all at once, or you can exercise two or three times a day for 10-20 minutes at a time. If you have a health problem, be sure to talk with your health care provider before starting an exercise program. The key to a successful exercise program is to find the activities that you enjoy doing and that fit into your daily routine. MODERATE ACTIVITIES VIGOROUS ACTIVITIES Walking Bicycling Gardening Jogging or running Dancing Walking at a brisk pace Vacuuming Aerobics Raking leaves Swimming or water aerobics Climbing stairs Basketball Yoga Soccer or football Bowling Baseball Golf Tennis


P750-A 7 Steps to a Healthy Heart
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