Health Tips to Get Active, Exercise

Visit http://www.heart.org/physicalactivity for additional resources about exercise. In this video, Dr. Don Lloyd-Jones talks how to increase your physical activity, which is one 7 key factors related to better heart health. Tips include how to track, measure and increase your steps by using a pedometer. Other cardiovascular health factors (that are part of American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7”) include: losing weight, stopping smoking, eating better (diet), controlling cholesterol, reducing blood sugar, and managing blood pressure. Visit http://www.Heart.org/MyLifeCheck for more information about all of the 7 health factors, and to take an assessment explore your health.

Dr. Don Lloyd-Jones, MD, SCM, FACC, focuses on Preventative Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and is a volunteer at the American Heart Association.

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  1. CARmechanic71brooo on February 12, 2021 at 8:56 pm

    Everyday for like 4 days it’s my fourth day on diet and exercise I’ve just been counting my calories and eating what I still love but portion size and been doing 5 minutes of fat blasting workouts like running in place, jumping jacks, mostly that’s it and some other cardio to I started out doing 1 minute and next I did 5 minutes now I’m doing 10 minutes I’m hoping by the end of next year I can work my way up to 2 hours of exercising cause I’m gonna go jogging more and walking I wanna walk like 2 miles and jog 2 miles to I wanna really be healthy it’s a goal that’s becoming more easier every day now

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