Does your physician ask you about your personal exercise program as often as taking your blood pressure? The American Heart Association is strongly making that recommendation. A scientific statement from the organization says checking exercise habits should be as routine as measuring blood pressure. Expect this check-up will include questions about how often, how long, how intense, and what type of physical activity.
PositiveTip: Get ready to be asked about this "vital health measure" now. Exercise at least 30 minutes every day.