Workout Your Heart

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Our heart is our most important muscle in the body. It is important because it helps to provide blood flow to every part of our body. Just like any other muscle, it’s important to work it out! But how do we keep the heart in shape when it’s an internal organ?

The answer is, we maintain physical activity regularly. Physical activity helps to keep the body running. For the heart, regular activity from a brisk walk to a workout helps to keep blood pumping throughout the body and levels the heart rate and blood pressure in combination with a healthy lifestyle. A great workout suggested by John Hopkins Medicine is aerobic exercise. Things like running, cycling, or even playing sports like basketball can help circulation and lower blood pressure and heart rate. Try including an activity for your heart 5 times a week in 30-minute intervals. This can be the start to keeping your heart healthy, especially for American Heart Month.

References: 3 Kinds of Exercise That Boost Heart Health