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Vigorous-intensity aerobic activities

Vigorous-intensity aerobic activities that increase the heart rate, break a sweat, and limit talking due to catching one’s breath include: - Race walking, jogging, or running - Hiking uphill or with a heavy backpack - Riding a bicycle fast or riding hills – more than 10 miles/hr - Swimming laps - Playing singles tennis - Rollerblading / inline skating at a brisk pace - Playing basketball, football, soccer, etc. - Cross-country skiing - Jumping rope - Aerobic dancing -......

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Maintain a healthy vascular system

Maintain a healthy vascular system

Cigarette smoking, diet and the lack of physical activity can contribute to cardiovascular disease. Physical Activity Exercise burns calories, increases the heart rate, and keeps the blood flowing at a healthy rate. Least physically fit persons have a mortality risk 4.5 times higher than physically fit persons. Adults age 18 to 64 should participate in at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobics and strength training each week. The activity should continue for at......

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