A 47-year-old member asked:

Is walking good exercise for anyone who can walk?

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Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A brisk walk of 45 -60 minutes daily can help a person reduce weight, prevent heart disease, stroke, some cancers, obesity related medical problems, depression, hypertension and more. If you are able, you should be walking.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can walking be good exercise?

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Dr. Cory Annis
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 31 years experience
The best!: Walking is the exercise! fish swim, birds fly, land-based mammals walk. Except for last 50 years, we spent most of our time standing/walking. Is walking 30 min then sitting all day good exercise? It beats 24 hours of just sitting. (see "23.5 hours" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auains6higo ) even better? Sit fewer than 3 hours a day & add 2+ good years to your life. http://tinyurl.com/6q69wtl.
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