We asked five experts: is walking enough exercise?

We asked five experts: is walking enough exercise?

We humans need to exercise in order to stay healthy. Exercise protects against disease and early death, and keeps us mobile and able to perform daily tasks.

Walking is an easy, free and enjoyable form of exercise. But is a nice stroll enough to confer the life-saving benefits we know come from exercise?

We posed this question to five specialists in the field.

Four out of five experts said yes

Here are their detailed responses:


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Alexandra Hansen, Health + Medicine Section Editor/Global Editor, The Conversation

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