What’s a normal resting heart rate?

A normal resting heart rate for adults ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute. Generally, a lower heart rate at rest implies more efficient heart function and better cardiovascular fitness. For example, a well-trained athlete might have a normal resting heart rate closer to 40 beats a minute. To measure your heart rate, simply [...]

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Heat Stress and Exercise

Heat stress occurs when sweat can’t evaporate fast enough to keep the body sufficiently cool. Many of the symptoms occur as a result of excessive loss of body salts and water. Keeping a constant body temperature of around 37 °C is vital. To lose heat and maintain core temperature, blood vessels in the skin expand [...]

By |2018-03-22T02:24:39+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Ways Yoga Is Good For Your Heart

Yoga is a great way to stay fit, but new research suggests that regular practice can offer you much more than toned arms and abs. Here's how hitting the mat can help improve your heart health 1. Yoga helps beat stress When you encounter a stressful situation, the brain releases adrenaline into your system to [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:46:04+00:00March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How much exercise do you need for heart health?

Experts recommend doing some form of moderate aerobic activity for at least 150 minutes or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity each week. You can spread the minutes out in any manner that works for your schedule. For example, you can take a 22-minute walk each day (moderate) or run 15 minutes five times per [...]

By |2018-02-21T17:47:44+00:00February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments