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Get Moving! Live Better, Live Longer - Exercise is Medicine, it is the only intervention known to decrease your chances of dying from all causes. No pills, no supplements, no diet can make this claim.

Heart Disease

Just because you feel good, you should assume you have some heart disease already developing. It is ubiquitous in our society. A study showed that the beginnings of atherosclerotic plaques form in the arteries of American men as young as age 20. Our lifestyle and diet puts us all at risk

Heart disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in the U.S.
Over 61 million people have heart disease.
Heart disease contributes to approximately 40% of deaths in this country.

The major risk factors for heart disease include: high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, physical inactivity, being overweight. Exercise directly improves five of the six. Stop smoking and you will have addressed all six of the major risk factors for heart disease and early death. Add in its benefits for controlling daily stress and anxiety, and you can only win.

Even more amazing, research has shown that regular exercise has a protective effect against dying from all causes; not just heart disease. All causes! Men who walked 3 miles five times a week had 75% less the risk of dying compared with couch potatoes their same age. This is the only intervention known to lower your risk of dying. There are no supplements, no medicine, no diet that has this power. Exercise is Medicine.

Click here for simple tips to combat heart disease.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEFORE STARTING ANY VIGOROUS EXERCISE PROGRAM, YOU NEED TO GET CLEARANCE FROM YOUR DOCTOR. PLEASE START YOUR WALKING PROGRAM GENTLY WHILE WAITING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT. SEE GET MOVING FOR SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR YOUR SPECIFIC DISEASE.

 

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