Aerobic Exercise Classes Smyrna GA

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.

Results Fitness Center
(770) 319-9556
2766 Cumberland Blvd SE
Smyrna, GA
 
Anytime Fitness Smyrna GA
(770) 431-9470
4500 W Village Way SE Suite 2011
Smyrna, GA
 
Bally Total Fitness
(866) 670-2684
2211 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA

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Post Fintess Ctr
(404) 846-5000
2189 Lake Park Dr Se
Smyrna, GA
 
CrossFit South Cobb
(404) 310-5332
1600 Roswell St SE Ste 8
Smyrna, GA

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Retro Fitness
(770) 859-1980
2534 Cobb Parkway Southeast
Smyrna, GA
 
Camillas Day Spa
(770) 436-8858
1130 Concord Rd Se
Smyrna, GA
 
Cumberland Bally Total Fitness
2211 Cobb Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA
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Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Silver Sneakers, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Fitness Fits Of Dallas LLC
(770) 437-9299
3502 Vinings North Trl Se
Smyrna, GA
 
Workout Anytime 24 7
(770) 435-1670
3240 S Cobb Dr Se Ste U
Smyrna, GA
 
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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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