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Exercise: Before Starting an Exercise Program

It's always important to talk with your healthcare provider before starting an exercise program. This is especially true if you have certain health conditions.

Designing an Exercise Program

To improve your heart and lung fitness, aim for 30 to 60 minutes of aerobic exercise three to four times a week.

Risks of Physical Inactivity

Lack of physical activity has clearly been shown to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

Exercise Your Way to a Healthy Heart

Physical inactivity is just as big a risk factor for heart disease as high blood pressure and smoking are. So, be the exception rather than the rule. Here are eight ways to exercise for a healthier heart.