Aerobic Exercise Classes Draper UT

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.

Ozone Fitness
(801) 301-7454
845 North 400 East
Bountiful, UT
Curves Draper UT
1222 E. Draper Pkwy.
Draper, UT
Programs & Services
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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Snap Fitness
(801) 748-0019
125 East Bangerter Crossing (Bangerter Shopping Center)
Draper, UT
Cross Fit Draper
(801) 243-6810
146 E 13065 S # C
Draper, UT
Curves of Draper
(801) 816-9989
12356 South 900 East
Draper, UT
Treehouse Athletic Club
(801) 553-0123
1101 Draper Parkway
Draper, UT
Curves Draper
12356 South 900 East
Draper, UT
Extreme Fitness
(801) 572-1112
12896 South Pony Express Road
Draper, UT
Curves For Women
(801) 816-9989
1148 Draper Pkwy
Draper, UT
Anytime Fitness Draper, UT
(801) 553-0303
12300 South 700 East
Draper, UT
Programs & Services
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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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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