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Lack of exercise is among the most significant contributors to heart disease, obesity and overall health risk. The benefits of exercise for heart patients are well documented. They include reducing stress, cholesterol levels, blood pressure and even reversing ateriosclerosis.
It is important to choose the right type of exercise that is fun and achievable. It is best to consult a physician before starting a new fitness program. One should learn the correct method before starting an unfamiliar activity.
Benefits of Exercise
When you exercise, you're helping build a strong body that will be able to move around and do all the stuff you need it to do. Try to be active every day and your body will thank you later!
Exercise is Good for Heart
Heart is a muscle. It works hard continuously, pumping blood of your life. You can help this important muscle get stronger by doing aerobic exercise.
Aerobic: means "with air," so aerobic exercise is a kind of activity that requires oxygen. When you breathe, you take in oxygen, and, if you're doing aerobic exercise, you may notice you're breathing faster than normal. Aerobic activity can get your heart pumping, make you sweaty, and quicken your breathing.
When your give your heart this kind of workout on a regular basis, your heart will get even better at its main job - delivering oxygen (in the form of oxygen-carrying blood cells) to all parts of your body.
So you want to do some aerobic exercise right now? Try swimming, basketball, ice or roller hockey, jogging (or walking quickly), in-line skating, soccer, cross-country skiing, biking, or rowing. And don't forget that skipping, jumping rope, and playing hopscotch are aerobic activities, too!
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