Harvard Heart Letter

Walk this way

How fast is fast enough? About 100 steps per minute might be a reasonable goal, but your mileage may vary. Walking can be a wonderful way to get exercise. But do you ever wonder if you’re moving briskly enough to benefit your heart? There’s a quite a difference between a leisurely neighborhood stroll and a purposeful gait when you’re late for the bus. Now, new research suggests that a pace of about…

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