Think Of Your Heart As A Muscle That Needs Regular Exercise
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The heart is a muscle, and by exercising regularly, it will become more efficient - "stronger". A fit heart can pump more blood in fewer strokes (beats). Your resting heart rate will decrease as you get into shape. Your average heart rate will also improve for a given activity, making it seem easier to perform.
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Having a hard time exercising in your target heart rate zone? Maybe you need to check your resting heart rate! If you are getting regular cardio, your resting heart rate will decrease. Since your target heart rate is based on your resting heart rate, it's important to periodically check your resting heart rate and adjust your target heart rate as your resting heart rate decreases.
-Try Nordic Walking (walking with poles) -Burns up to 46% more calories than regular walking! -Strengthen your upper body! -Reduce the stress on the joints! -Normal walking/jogging, , only uses approximately 70% of the muscle mass in the while Nordic Walking utilizes up to 90% of your body’s muscle mass. -By using the Nordic walking poles, you increase your heart rate on average 10-15% more than normal walking -Many doctors agree that Nordic walking is one of the most effective cardiov
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