Older adults see health gains from high-intensity walking

07/18/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

Older patients who did high-intensity interval walking over a five-month period had decreases in systolic blood pressure, improved muscle strength and increased aerobic capacity, according to Japanese researchers. The researchers say guidelines for exercise in healthy older adults should encourage a higher-intensity walking component.

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