Aerobic Exercise Classes Sierra Vista 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.

Cochise Health & Racquet Club
(520) 458-7075
4225 Avenida Cochise
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
J Rs Food and Spirits
(520) 458-7075
4225 Avenida Cochise
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Jae Kims Martial Arts School
(520) 458-3137
4024 La Linda Way
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
714 E Wilcox Dr Ste. C
Sierra Vista, AZ

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Buena Health Fitness Center
(520) 378-2461
255 West Wilcox Drive
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Curves Sierra Vista
49 N. Coronado Dr.
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Curves
(520) 458-4773
714 E Wilcox Dr # C
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Summit Fitness Inc
(520) 459-3668
164 E Fry Blvd
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Curves Sierra Vista AZ
714 E. Wilcox Dr., Ste. C
Sierra Vista, 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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(850) 623-3702
1816 Piccadilly Ln
Sierra Vista, 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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