Exercise Tips That Keep You Motivated and Help Fight Heart Disease

Feb 8, 2016

Fitness and physical activity can be extremely powerful weapons against the development of heart disease.

Those who live sedentary lifestyles are vulnerable to harmful cardiovascular conditions like heart attack and stroke, because of their inability to:

  • Maintain healthy weight
  • Keep cholesterol levels low
  • Stabilize blood pressure.

Exercising allows your body to become more efficient in its ability to extract oxygen from your blood, which protects your heart from exhaust and strain.

Tips That Help Prevent Heart Disease

The following recommendations are offered by our team of experienced Conyers Chiropractors who are used to treating patients with heart disease.

Speak with One of Our Doctors

Make sure your connect with one of our doctors before launching a new exercise routine in order to understand your body’s possible limitations.

They can perform a light examination and offer you specific recommendations around what types of activities will best align with your body’s unique conditioning and characteristics.

Go For A Walk More Often

Our doctors recommend walking for at least 30 minutes each day. It doesn’t necessarily have to be completed in one segment, you are able to break up your walking routine however your schedule allows.

Walking is a safe, low-impact way to maintain healthy weight, improve metabolism, and lower cholesterol levels.

Reduce Stress

Exercising is not only a great way to fend of heart disease, it is also a phenomenal method for reducing stress.

Create A Schedule That Works For You

The benefits offered through exercise do not live on forever. The relaxation, controlled blood pressure, all of the related perks last for about 48 hours after working out. That’s why it’s important to create a schedule that allows you to easily follow through with your every day routine, while still making time for your health.

The Little Things Add Up

Working out and exercising doesn’t have to be a chore or an event. It can be easy, light and simple if that’s what keep your motivated to continue working out.

Walking around your neighborhood, pacing back and forth during your child’s soccer game, or taking the stairs instead of an escalator are all practical ways to increase your cardio activity.

Even If You’re Thin, You Still Need To Exercise

Just because you may not be heavy doesn’t mean that you are necessarily healthy. Most people who suffer from high blood pressure or high cholesterol levels have no idea because of how unnoticeable the associated symptoms are.

Find An Activity That Keeps You Excited

Swimming, cycling, dancing, even hot yoga classes are all fun, approachable activities that help improve your heart’s performance.

Schedule An Examination With Our Conyers Chiropractors

Our doctors are able to provide you with a complete examination that offers specific recommendations for how you can improve your overall wellness and prevent heart disease.

We are available 24/7 and can be contacted by phone at (404) 602-0386.


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