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ACSM is fortunate to be the go-to source on sports medicine and exercise science for several national and international media outlets. You can find some of our most recent coverage below, or you can view archived articles.  

Walking after meals helps your heart health

by Anne Aurand | Feb 19, 2013
Forget the siesta after the big meal, especially if you’re concerned at all about heart disease. New research says going for a walk after eating can lower your level of triglycerides, a type of blood lipid.

The study suggests that the timing of exercise can be effective in managing triglyceride levels. High triglyceride levels can put people at risk for cardiovascular disease, heart attack and other heart-related conditions, according to the study’s primary investigator, Wataru Aoi, Ph.D., of Kyoto Prefectural University in Kyoto, Japan.

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