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which form of the following exercises do you think is best overall for one's fitness? why? brisk walking; jogging/running; rowing; elliptical; stairstepper or bicycling?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Cardio Mix: All of those are great options. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume.

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Last updated Jan 28, 2020

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