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14 Dec 2004

I have just started a diet - I weigh 77kg and height 1.57m. I also have high blood pressure at the age of 37. I have started walking three times a week for +- 1 hour at a time. It is quite a steep climb uphill (the foot of Table Mountain as I stay close by) so it is not very fast walking uphill for about 30 mins. and then 30 mins. downhill. Walking uphill is obviously a lot slower than a normal walk that you could possibly walk briskly. Do you think this exercise is enough and correct and will I lose weight on this.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Di
Yes, I think that this type of exercise is an excellent start. Once you start losing weight and get fitter, you can increase the pace of your walking and also how fast you walk.
Best regards
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