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What is the best cardio exercise for beginners?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Walking: If you are just beginning to exercise, start with regular walking, and gradually increase your speed and distance.
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult - take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet!

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