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A 17-year-old male asked:

How to be fit?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 47 years experience
There are a number..: ..of helpful steps. First, MOVE MORE--incorporate more physical exercise into your daily routine. Take subway or bike to work or school. Play sports. Take at least two 15 minute walks each day or do a 30-40 minute aerobic workout, with warm up and cool down, at least 5 days a week. Try interval training. Develop a program to build strength and flexibility. Eat healthy foods/drink water. Sleep well
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
In 400 characters...: cardiovascular exercise most days of the week, small more frequent meals, 50 grams of fiber daily, plenty of water so urine is almost clear, six to nine hours of sleep nightly, don't smoke, don't drink too much alcohol, don't talk on your cellphone while driving, complex carbohydrates, lean protein sources, keep weight healthy, don't do drugs, obey the speed limit. Did I miss anything?
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