Aerobic Exercise Classes Annandale VA

You always know that doing exercise is good for your health, but you just don't know how. In fact, physical exercise has been clearly shown to help control blood pressure, as well as to fight obesity, anxiety, and diseases such as cancer.

Ilda Community Recreation Association Inc
(703) 323-9813
8900 Braeburn Dr
Annandale, VA
 
Longbranch Swim and Racquet Club
(703) 764-2744
9100 Burnetta Dr
Annandale, VA
 
Millenium Aerobics Inc
(703) 354-2003
7106 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA
 
Denude Med
(703) 642-2777
7501 Little River Tpke
Annandale, VA
 
Inova Health System
(703) 204-3366
7036 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA
 
Fitness Assoc Of Bureau O
(703) 978-3493
8435 Briar Creek Dr
Annandale, VA
 
Riverside Health Club
(703) 914-9696
7331 Little River Tpke
Annandale, VA
 
Golds Gym Annandale
(703) 941-4653
6940-A Bradlick Shopping Center
Annandale, VA
 
Jazzercise Annandale Sport & Health Club
(571) 297-0860
4317 Ravensworth Rd
Annandale, VA

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Fit One Llc
(703) 333-3038
6940 Braddock Rd
Annandale, VA
 
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About High Blood Pressure and Exercise

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By Steele Belok, m.d.

Q: I know exercise is good for my health, but I’m worried about spiking my high blood pressure even higher. Any recommendations?

A: Physical exercise has been clearly shown to help control blood pressure, as well as to fight obesity, anxiety, and diseases such as cancer. Vedic practitioners believe that 20 to 40 minutes of mild aerobic exercise each day is a good goal. Brisk walking has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks and angina about as much as the cholesterol-lowering prescription drugs called statins, and people of almost any age and ability can do it.

Another great option is yoga, which is specifically designed to promote balance in mind and body. Studies conducted in India have shown that yoga has beneficial effects on hypertension and cardiovascular disease. All the yoga positions can promote relaxation, but the one known as shivassana, in which you lie perfectly still on the floor with palms facing up, is particularly helpful—I recommend that my patients spend a few minutes in this pose at the end of every yoga session. It’s also a good idea to include five minutes of pranayama (alternate nostril breathing), a technique that slows the breath, settles the mind, and relaxes the body, after yoga and before meditation.

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