Well: For Some, Exercise May Increase Heart Risk


Researchers have found evidence that some people who exercise do worse on measures related to heart disease.

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  • Brisk walking for 40 minutes daily is the best exercise for you. Here’s why
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    04/20/2018 - 11:20 pm | View Link
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    04/18/2018 - 8:01 am | View Link
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  • Physical exercise
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    04/16/2018 - 7:59 pm | View Website
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  • Exercise test
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    04/13/2018 - 3:24 pm | View Website
  • Heart
    The heart is a muscular organ in most animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. Blood provides the body with oxygen and nutrients, as well as assists in the removal of metabolic wastes.
    04/12/2018 - 1:23 pm | View Website
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