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Your Walking Speed May Be Linked to Risk of Heart Disease

Medical Worker Medical Team

Researchers who studied six years’ of data from more than 420,000 middle-aged adults in the United Kingdom discovered that people with a slower walking pace were twice as likely to die from heart disease as those who were fast walkers. In addition, people with low body mass index or those with low fitness levels experienced higher risk of heart disease death. For more study details, read the Cleveland Clinic article. Full results of the study can be found in the European Heart Journal.