Every minute of activity may benefit heart health for mobility-limited older adults Medical News Today

February 19, 2015 9:03 AM

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Every minute of activity may benefit heart health for mobility-limited older adults Medical News Today

The research team, including senior author Thomas W. Buford, PhD, director of the Health Promotion Center at the University of Florida Institute on Aging in Gainesville, says that even engaging in low-intensity activity may pose heart benefits for seniors with mobility problems.

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommend that adults aged 64 and older should engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic exercise each week.

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