Aerobic Exercise Classes Clarksdale MS

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.

Bears Fitness Center
(662) 624-6613
1015 Lee Dr # 1
Clarksdale, MS
 
Curves Natchez
31 Seargent Prentiss Drive
Natchez, MS
 
Courthouse Racquet & Fitness
(601) 932-6060
2625 Courthouse Circle
Flowood, MS
 
Curves Ellisville
103 E. Jessamine Street
Ellisville, MS
 
Anytime Fitness Pearl, MS
(601) 664-0330
628 South Pearson Road
Pearl, MS
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24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Bears Fitness Center
(662) 624-6613
1015 Lee Dr Ste 1
Clarksdale, MS
 
Curves Brookhaven MS
122 East Monticello St.
Brookhaven, MS
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Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Fitness Zone
(601) 650-0075
1120 E Main St # 16
Philadelphia, MS
 
Curves Pascagoula MS
3529 Denny Ave.
Pascagoula, MS
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Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Curves Brandon MS - Reservoir
624 Grants Ferry Road
Brandon, MS
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Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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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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