Exercise for Your Heart
With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, it is essential for us, as individuals, to be the captain of our own health and guard our hearts. By exercising regularly, we help our hearts in many ways and lower our chances of getting this terrible disease. Below are a few ways exercise helps protect our heart.
- Lowers blood pressure
- Lowers LDL (bad cholesterol)
- Builds and strengthens the cardiac muscle
- Improves uptake of oxygen
- Lowers stress level
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