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Does walking count as moderate exercise?

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Brisk walking, about 3-4 miles per hour does count as moderate exercise.
Moderate physical activity is when you can carry on a conversation when you're exercising. The recommended amount of moderate exercise per week for adults is 150 minutes, divided over 5-7 days.

In brief: Yes

Brisk walking, about 3-4 miles per hour does count as moderate exercise.
Moderate physical activity is when you can carry on a conversation when you're exercising. The recommended amount of moderate exercise per week for adults is 150 minutes, divided over 5-7 days.
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