Thursday, February 10, 2011

Keep your Heart healthy this heart month

The heart is the fist-sized muscle organ between your lungs and just beneath your fifth rib. It is vital to your overall body health and functionality because it is mainly responsible for pumping blood and nutrients throughout your body.

In spite of it's size, the heart does quite an exhausting job with all that pumping- an average adult heart pumps as much as 1,000 gallons of blood through over 60,000 miles of blood vessels, and beats an average of 100,000 times a day for as much as 70-100 years in life time.

The heart helps bring oxygenated blood into other parts of the body, which gives life to all other organs, Nutrients also travel through our blood, which improve how our organs function.

So you have to keep your heart healthy, so how are you going to do that?

Studies shows that Men who are physically active reduce the risk of dying cause by coronary heart disease by almost 50%. At a minimum try injecting 30 minute of cardiovascular everyday of the week. These cardiovascular exercise that works out your heart and your lungs- brisk walking, running, or jogging, biking aerobics or rowing to name a few.

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