Contact your medical provider for a check-up or consultation before you begin your walking program if any of these apply:
- You have been sedentary for a year or more. Definition of physical inactivity
- You don't currently exercise and are over age 65.
- You have been diagnosed with heart trouble.
- High blood pressure.
- You have chest pain, especially when exerting yourself.
- You often feel faint or have severe dizzy spells
- Other medical conditions.
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