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Physical Activity

women walking Being physically active is one of the most important steps you can take to prevent or control high blood pressure. It also helps reduce your risk of heart disease. It doesn't take a lot of effort to become physically active.

 Getting Started
 Moderate-Level Physical Activities
 Sample Walking Program
 Tips to Stay Motivated with a Walking Plan
 Quiz on Staying Motivated

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