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Is aerobic exercise effective?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Regular aerobic activity such as walking, bicycling or swimming can help you live longer and healthier. During aerobic activity you repeatedly move large muscles causing you to breath faster and more deeply.
This maximizes the oxygen in your blood helping carry nutrients to the tissues and waste products out. If done properly aerobic activity can increase endurance and overall well being.

In brief: Yes

Regular aerobic activity such as walking, bicycling or swimming can help you live longer and healthier. During aerobic activity you repeatedly move large muscles causing you to breath faster and more deeply.
This maximizes the oxygen in your blood helping carry nutrients to the tissues and waste products out. If done properly aerobic activity can increase endurance and overall well being.
Dr. Craig Morton
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In brief: Yes

It is very effective but mix in with some strength training at your age.
The body needs a balance.

In brief: Yes

It is very effective but mix in with some strength training at your age.
The body needs a balance.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
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