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A walking partner improves fitness, commitment | Health

If you’ve read Dr. Victor Sierpina’s weekly column for any period of time, you likely will have read the phrase “motion is lotion” when it comes to the benefits of exercise. Research has shown that 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic exercise plus some weight training will improve your quality of life. These benefits include increased strength, better balance, decreased pain, improved functional capacity, reduced risk of fracture, improved cardiac health and reduced risk of death by 33 percent when compared to those who don’t exercise. One […]

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