Heart-Healthy Exercise

Exercising on a regular basis can sound great – in theory. But when it comes to actually doing it, are you among the many who will find anything and everything possible to occupy your time instead?

If every effort to embark on a new fitness plan ends with a new running shoes or exercise equipment that remain unused, it’s time to change your mindset. First of all, know you’re not alone. We all face this struggle; and the good news is that we can all conquer it. After all, you don’t have to workout like you’re training for a marathon to get your heart in great shape.

It can be as simple as walking briskly for just 30 minutes a day. And the housecleaning you did to procrastinate your workout? Believe it or not, that counts as exercise, too. You don’t have to go for an actual run to get a runner’s high. That rush you get at the sight of a gleaming bathroom counts too.

There are so many types of physical activity that can improve your cholesterol levels, lower your blood pressure and simply make you feel good – and we’re going to tell you all about them. Keep reading for more tips to help you get your heart in shape, and learn why women who Go Red have exercise to thank for their successful recovery.