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Why is cardio so important to physical fitness?

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Many reasons

Cardio exercise increases physical endurance; is good for a person's heart and blood vessels; helps prevent many conditions like diabetes, coronary heart disease, and some cancers; and can contribute to a longer life that has good quality.

In brief: Many reasons

Cardio exercise increases physical endurance; is good for a person's heart and blood vessels; helps prevent many conditions like diabetes, coronary heart disease, and some cancers; and can contribute to a longer life that has good quality.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology

In brief: Heart, Blood Vessels

Carry blood, oxygen & nutrients throughout the body for life.
The heart (pump), lungs (o2 source) and vessels (pipeline) are the body's superhighway and needs to be optimized for optimal functioning. Cardio conditioning ensures the strength and integrity of this vital system.

In brief: Heart, Blood Vessels

Carry blood, oxygen & nutrients throughout the body for life.
The heart (pump), lungs (o2 source) and vessels (pipeline) are the body's superhighway and needs to be optimized for optimal functioning. Cardio conditioning ensures the strength and integrity of this vital system.
Dr. James Henning
Dr. James Henning
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