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How much cardio exercise should I do if I have a sedentary lifestyle?

If you have a sedentary lifestyle any amount of cardio exercise is beneficial. Most recommendations suggest 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise 5 or more days per week as the threshold for achieving the most benefit. Before you begin an exercise regimen, talk to your doctor.

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