Best Exercises for a Healthy Heart

If you have a little worrying worm lurking right in your thoughts telling you that you need to exercise your heart out (literally and figuratively), there are now many ways to do just that. But which exercises, you ask? Today, we’ll look into the definitive exercises that should warrant you a healthy heart. These activities won’t only drive you out of the often-secluding sedentary lifestyle you might have been living lately but will ultimately make you an advocate a heart-friendly way of living to others.

The exercises below are taken from a streamlined list that should provide your heart that much-needed reprieve from your old lifestyle:

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The Secrets Behind the Japanese’s Longevity [Infographic]

Japan’s high life expectancy can be traced to its longevity diet, of which the Okinawa diet is the most well-known.

The Japanese have the second highest life expectancy in the world. Want to know their secrets of longevity and the longevity foods they eat? See the infographic below!

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Health Hacks [Infographic]

Today’s post is about having a healthy lifestyle, and to achieve it, you need to pay attention to your Body, your Mind and your Energy. Cotopaxi provided this infographic about it. Continue reading for 3 different ways you can start your journey to good health.

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Stress Management Practices [Infographic]

“The word stress refers to the body’s physical and emotional response to a demand that forces a person out of their comfort zone. These responses can sometimes help, providing bursts of energy to escape danger, but it is when such responses are a reaction to something emotional that people could start to suffer.”

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Yoga exercises to reduce Stress [Infographic]

Yoga exercises to reduce Stress [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Originally Published by Dana Santas on Happify

Anxiety is one of the biggest mental stressors. When we feel anxious, our heart rate and blood pressure increase and we start taking rapid, shallow breaths. In response to the stress on our body and mind, our sympathetic “fight-or-flight” nervous system kicks in to boost cortisol (the primary stress hormone) production and adrenaline as physiological support—perpetuating the racing heart, high blood pressure, and rapid breathing—to feed feelings of anxiety in an unabating cycle of stress. And, when you live in a constant state of stress, it’s been shown to manifest physically as inflammation.

Yoga is widely recognized as a stress-relieving practice. Various studies have shown that practicing yoga reduces feelings of anxiety as well as stifles the body’s physiological responses to stress—including, reducing inflammation.

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