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Its Gotta Be Brisk
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You can get fit by walking. But it needs to be “determined,” or brisk walking. What’s brisk? If you’re just starting out, walk at a 3.5 mph pace (one mile in just over 17 minutes). Work up to a 4 mph pace (a mile in 15 minutes).

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