Harvard Men's Health Watch

Walking while golfing: Is this sufficient exercise?

Ask the doctor Q. I walk 18 holes of golf twice a week for my exercise routine. Is this enough or should I do more? A. Walking the golf course certainly counts as exercise. Even riding in a golf cart is better than doing nothing. But to meet the recommended level for good health, you probably need to increase your activity. The American Heart Association recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity…

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