April 5th, 2013

Walking and Running May Offer Similar Heath Benefits

By Logan Lafferty

Walkers who feel as though they are way down on the exercise chain can now hold their heads a little higher…"This is a valuable study that was done on a large number of people," said Dr. Gerald Fletcher, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and a spokesperson for the American Heart Association (AHA) who was not involved in the study. "It shows that the quantity of exercise you do" is important, he said.

 

Yahoo! News Canada by Catherine Winters

Tags: AHA, american heart association, Cardiology, Dr. Gerald Fletcher, health benefits, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, quantity of exercise, running, walking, Wellness, Yahoo! News Canada

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