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Is walking good for seniors

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Pulmonology 35 years experience
10 minutes normal pa: Add 5 minutes every 2 wks until 30, then start increasing your pace. Your goal is 16 min a mile & up to 3 miles 5 times a week.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Walking : Improves circulation and hence cognition.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Hard to say: HR of 177 in a jogging, fit 68 year old is a bit high. I recommend getting a thorough cardiac workup. At best, you know your heart is in great shape. ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Yes: It helps cardiovascular issues and musculoskeletal conditioning. It qualifies as exercise.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
Radiology 22 years experience
I don't know: But it has worked for chuck berry for all of these years.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 52 years experience
See details: It improves heart health and helps maintain muscle strength.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Yes and no: When we are young, the spread of the bare foot helps us balance and stimulate reflexes. When we are grown we need protection of the feet on many su... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
It is healthy: To exercise everyday for 30-40 minutes. Walk is a great exercise. You can walk anytime or anywhere.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 33 years experience
Yes: Evidence has shown that walking is beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis of the knees, hips, and back.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
There are apps and.: Many apps exist that you can monitor your progress, both for iphones or android (methyltestosterone) devices, which have gps. I am not endorsing a ... Read More