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Of all of the questions I am asked by patients, the most common by far is "what kind of exercises should I do?" And the answer I most commonly give is "aerobic exercise".

Note: this article is not about strength training. It is about building the aerobic base, which is the foundation for fitness. This is one of the few undisputed facts about fitness!

Aerobic exercise:

  • improves circulation to the whole body.
  • increases the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood.
  • makes your cells more efficient, which gives you more energy all day.
  • strengthens your core.
  • stimluates your cells to burn fat.
Better aerobic function means better cellular function everywhere in the body.

Here's the quick start 

  • Take ten minutes to ramp your heart rate up into your aerobic zone.
  • Sustain your heart rate in this zone for at least five minutes.
  • Perform one-minute intervals at 10 to 20% higher heart rate, if you like.
  • Take eight minutes to ramp your heart rate down to the low 100's or high 90's before you stop moving.

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