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30 Minutes of Brisk Walking for a Healthy Heart: Google Doctor

Dr. Taraneh Razavi has a tough and very responsible job. She is the official staff doctor at Googleplex and in charge of maintaining some of the best brains in good health [so that they continue to churn out amazing software]. In her very own words:
Sometimes Googlers neglect preventative measures to health - that can take a back seat to their work because they are so engaged. So they need reminders to take care of themselves.
Dr Razavi also writes an informative medical blog where she answers some of the health concerns from Google employees.

Today, she talks about a subject which we all can relate to - "How Much Exercise Is Needed for a Healthy Heart?"

Her suggestion is that you can benefit from as little as 2.5 hours of walking per week at a pace slower than 2 miles per hour (3.2 km/hour). However, most doctors recommend a daily brisk 30 minute walk or even a 15 minute run.

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