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1. Every morning, take a brisk 15-minute walk
1. Every morning, take a brisk 15-minute walk
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Amazingly, you don’t need a lot of exercise to make a difference to your blood pressure.

When Japanese researchers asked 168 inactive volunteers with high blood pressure to exercise at a health club for different amounts of time each week for eight weeks, blood pressure levels dropped almost as much in those who exercised for 30 to 90 minutes a week as in those who exercised for more than 90 minutes a week.

Did you know that moderate-intensity activity, such as going for a brisk walk, releases ‘happy hormones’? The sort that reduce stress and make you feel like you are on holiday.

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