Physical Activity for the Health of Your Heart

It’s important to take care of your heart, but we’re all so busy where do we start?

There are steps we can all take – in terms of nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, and stopping smoking (or never starting).

Today we’ll focus on physical activity.

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute has created the publication “Your Guide to Physical Activity and Your Heart.”  You will find information on the health benefits of exercise, advice on how to get active and stay that way, safety tips and much more.

The CDC has information for all age groups regarding “Physical Activity

Some of the information you will find on the site:

For much more information visit the MedlinePlus: Exercise and Physical Fitness  page, and then go for a walk.  It’s good for your body and your mind.

posted by – Susan, Health Reference Services

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