Harvard Heart Letter

Exercise resources

Want to know how many calories you burn for different activities? Here's a list compiled from an authoritative source.

You can get Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute on Aging for free by calling 800-222-2225 or at the National Institute on Aging Web site. A printed version, Fitness over Fifty: An Exercise Guide from the National Institute on Aging (Hatherleigh Press, 2003), is available in bookstores.

The No Sweat Exercise Plan, written by Dr. Harvey Simon, a member of the Harvard Heart Letter editorial board, is published by McGraw Hill. You can read more about it on the Harvard Health Publications Web site.

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