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would sprinting be a good exercise for the heart?

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Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Sprinting or interval training is a very good exercise for the body as well as the heart. Sprinting is an anaerobic activity but the body will spend then next several hours with increased aerobic activity as it recovers.

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