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    Enough exercise?
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    DWC01 posted:
    Will 3 days/wk of weight training (30 mins ea) and 3 days of 30 mins brisk walking count as the 30 mins/day of needed exercise?
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    DWC01 responded:
    Let me clarify hte question I had: Does the 150 mins need to be aerobic, or, is the combo of wt trng & aerobics enough?
     
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    billh99 responded:
    For what purpose?

    In general the health effects are a dose based response. What you are doing is probably enough to get a good, but minimal response.

    However, if you are doing the weight training in a "circuit" where you keep your heart rate up all of the time they you are probably getting a very good work out.

    If this is specifically for helping reduce BP my guess is that you need at least 90 minute of vigorous aerobics a week, plus some weight training.

    That is based on my experience plus I did read some research papers. But I don't remember the specifics of the reports.
     
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    DWC01 replied to billh99's response:
    Thank you for your reply. I appreciate the information.


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