As we age heart health is very important. Doctor’s visits always involve checking out the old ticker with the deep breathing while the doctor listens to our heart. There are things you can do on a daily basis to keep your heart in tip top shape. This is a great read and hopefully it will enlighten your knowledge about heart health.
“When considering the benefits of exercising, losing weight and “getting ripped” might be the first things to come to mind. But there’s a benefit that is way more crucial: keeping a healthy heart.
Your heart is the most important muscle in your body, so it deserves some attention too, right? Let’s take a look at some of the best exercises to keep your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
Aerobic exercises, also known as cardio, are designed to raise your heart rate and make you break a sweat. Aerobics help to improve your circulation and lower your blood pressure. If you have diabetes, they can also help you control your blood sugar level.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that every adult should get at least two hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise a week, at intervals of 10 minutes or more. Some examples of moderate-intensity aerobics are:”
- going for a brisk walk
- biking on flat terrain
- taking a leisurely swim
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