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    Default Is Stretching Better Than Walking For Reducing High Blood Pressure?

    James Kingsland
    January 29 2021


    • Regular stretching exercises may be more effective than brisk walks for combating hypertension, according to a new study.
    • The researchers found that 30 minutes of stretching on 5 days of the week led to greater improvements in blood pressure than a 30-minute walk on 5 days of the week.
    • They also stress that people should still do aerobic exercise as it has many health benefits.

    For anyone who has had to spend more time at home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, news that simple stretching exercises can help reduce blood pressure may come as a pleasant surprise.

    Read more: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/art...740408e9475469
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    I find that the hardest part is summoning the discipline to do these things every. Single. Day. :(
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