- According to sports medicine expert Jon Patricios the best time to exercise is in the morning. And you should be exercising for between 150 - 300 minutes a week.
- There's an easy equation you can use to work out what your heart rate should be while working out.
- Watch this video and find out how to exercise properly and keep your heart happy.
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Then you should be exercising for between 150 - 300 minutes a week.
7 minutes a day simply won't cut it, despite what certain adverts on social media would have you believe.*This story was produced by the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism. Sign up for the newsletter.