Walking at a slow pace could mean you are TWICE as likely to die from heart disease, major research suggests
How quick you walk could predict your risk of dying from heart disease, a major new study suggests.
Healthy adults who walk slowly are twice as likely to succumb to the world's leading killer, scientists have found.
It is believed those who stroll quicker exercise more, implying they are physically fitter and protected against high blood pressure, obesity and inactivity - three known causes of the disease.
The research, led by Leicester University, was based on data from 420,727 people.
Lead author Professor Tom Yates said: 'Slow walkers were around twice as likely to have a heart-related... read more
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