How can exercise promote a healthy ?!
There are different types/modalities within exercise programming that work together to do all the great things for our
Aerobic – Helps to lower blood pressure and heart rate. It is also associated with decreasing risk for diabetes which is associated with heart disease.
Strength – Promotes healthy metabolism and improves body composition; meaning it increases lean body mass and decreases fat mass. An increase in fat mass is associated with heart disease.
Stretching, flexibility, balance – Supports healthy physical functioning thus making you more prone to adhere to an exercise program and reap all of the amazing benefits!
Mind/Body vitality – Activates the parasympathetic nervous system; AKA “rest and digest”. It also lowers blood pressure and heart rate.
Exercise for Heart Health!