It's amazing what your heart can do for you, but you need to ensure you are, in turn, treating it well so that this amazing organ can continue working effectively for you. One way you can really show your ticker how much you love it is through a heart healthy exercise program.
It is recommended that individuals receive an average of 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity per week. The minimum is less than an hour three days a week. You can handle that, right?
Exercising regularly not only helps to improve your cardiovascular wellness, but it also improves your mood and energy levels as well. We spoke with Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach Ryan Cook for a simple heart healthy exercise program, and he recommends the following:
These moves can be difficult to master and every body is different. Before attempting these moves at home, be sure to consult with a personal trainer. They often offer their first session with you at no cost.
What are you doing to keep your heart healthy this month?
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