Because cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, it is important to maintain a healthy and strong heart.
Incorporate the activities below into your everyday routine to create lasting, heart-healthy habits!
Enhance your cardiovascular fitness by incorporating 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week. Need help with getting started, just ask! We have logs in the DWC as well as other ways to track your 150 minutes a week!
Eat a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and healthy fats as well as limit added sugars and sodium. Need help with food choices, just ask! We have logs and food group coaching available in the DWC!
Get 7 to 9 hours of rest each night to positively impact stress hormones, the immune system, and mental health. Need help tracking to figure out your sleep patterns, just ask! We have logs and sleeping tips available in the DWC!
Use stress management techniques, such as yoga or meditation, to reduce inflammation and blood pressure. Looking for more mindfulness practice, ask me about our March Mindfulness challenge. Want to attend yoga class, we have one beginning the first Friday in March through the DWC!
Limit caffeine, alcohol, and sugar-sweetened beverages, opting for a glass of fruit-flavored water instead. Need help, just ask! We have logs available in the DWC as well as tips about how to stay hydrated during the day!