- Walking fast.
- Doing water aerobics.
- Riding a bike on level ground or with few hills.
- Playing doubles tennis.
- Pushing a lawn mower.
Is moderate exercise best?
Recent research in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that exercising at a moderate intensity more times per week may be more beneficial in terms of losing fat and lowering blood pressure than exercising at high intensity fewer times per week.
Is walking moderate exercise?
Brisk walking is considered moderate-intensity exercise, which is defined in simple terms as an activity that allows you to hold a conversation, but is too taxing to allow you to sing. Running, of course, is a much more challenging activity, and is considered a vigorous-intensity workout.
What are moderate activities?
Moderate intensity activities are defined as activities ranging between 3 – < 6 METS. These activities require more oxygen consumption that light activities. Some examples of moderate physical activities include: sweeping the floor, walking briskly, slow dancing, vacuuming, washing windows, shooting a basketball.