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Blood Pressure And Exercise Intensity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Blood Pressure And Exercise Intensity.

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Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

8 Workouts You'll Love if You Hate to Sweat

There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko...  Read more

Figuring out the intensity level
Updated 9/1/2014 8:12:56 PM

If one is older, what if 85% of one's resting heart rate does not feel intense (or at a level 8 out of 10)?...  Read more

Exercise morning, noon, or night?
Updated 9/1/2014 7:17:45 PM

So, I'm not a morning person, at all. I'm a night owl all the way back since my baby days. My mom and I both used to get told that we had our days and nights confused. That being said, most morning I wake up with just enough time to get dressed, grab...  Read more

exercise
Updated 8/29/2014 9:31:45 PM

Was doing quite well, walking almost an hour every day. Broke my leg and tore my meniscus. Cannot walk around like I used to. Still doing well with food, even though I cannot prepare everything I want to. Will not give up the fight!...  Read more

Exercising with knee problems
Updated 9/1/2014 1:49:18 PM

Anyone with any new ideas on how to exercise with arthritic knees?...  Read more

exercising with injury.
Updated 8/28/2014 10:09:30 AM

I fell and badly bruised my knee. I need alternative ways to exercise. The doctor wants me to rest and ice my knee. How do I get cardio and strength without hurting my knee....  Read more

SECRET TO EXERCISING

I HAVE HIGH BOOE PRESSURE AND WHEN I EXERCISE I FEEL MY BLOOD PRESSURE LOWER THAT IS A GREAT MOTIVATOR.....MY HEALTH!!!!!!!!!306...  Read more

B/P

I was listen to a blog about blood pressure I am with him we need to do more exercise and keep an eye on what we eat...  Read more

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  Read more

Are You Following Steps to Live a Long Healthy Life?

As I was working yesterday, I heard a news report about a new heart health program by the American Heart Association. With an older brother that has already suffered a mild heart attack as well as a grandmother that died of heart related issues, I...  Read more

The Truth about the 'Fat-Burning Zone' and Weight Loss

The information on cardio machines can be deceiving. The "fat burning zone" is a myth that is based on a fact, but taken out of context. It's true that higher intensity exercise uses more glucose and glycogen (the form of energy yo...  Read more