Regular group walking linked to reduced risk of heart disease, stroke and depression

January 20, 2015 8:05 AM

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Regular group walking linked to reduced risk of heart disease, stroke and depression

These findings - published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, a journal of The BMJ - come from researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK.

The 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, set by the US Department of Health and Human Services, recommend that adults should engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity - such as brisk walking - each week.

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