Aerobic Exercise Classes Peoria AZ

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.

Anytime Fitness
(623) 572-2675
20799 North 83rd Avenue
Peoria, AZ
 
Arizona Medical Spa LLC
(623) 362-1110
20403 N Lake Pleasant Rd
Peoria, AZ
 
Gold's Gym
(623) 334-4653
8440 W Thunderbird Rd
Peoria, AZ
 
Curves
(623) 572-0222
8248 W Deer Valley Rd # 100
Peoria, AZ
 
Fitness Institute of Arizona
(623) 825-1699
21031 N 83rd Ave
Peoria, AZ
 
Curves Peoria AZ - North
20470 N. Lake Pleasant Rd., #103
Peoria, AZ
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Half Hour Fitness For Women
(623) 572-9901
8248 W Deer Valley Rd
Peoria, AZ
 
Fitness One
(623) 376-7888
9028 W Union Hills Dr # 1
Peoria, AZ
 
Curves Peoria AZ - Southeast
7420 W. Cactus Road, Ste. B1
Peoria, AZ
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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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Peoria, AZ
 
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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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