The heart… it holds a special place in our collective psyche because it is synonymous with love. But, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. So since it is Heart Month, we thought we would look at some seriously fun ways you can get heart healthy in Huntsville
We all know that exercise lowers your blood pressure and your risk for developing heart disease. Fitness doesn’t have to be boring. We live in a beautiful area of the country. Get out and enjoy it!
Our pick: Healthy Huntsville walking/ biking map, and coming soon…Thursday Night Bikes
Laugh a little (or a lot!)
Laughter isn’t just good for the soul, it’s good for your heart because it helps relieve stress and assists in blood flow.
Our pick: Epic Comedy Hour
Whether you love salsa, swing, or a two-step, any dance that gets your body moving raises your heart rate, burns some calories, and makes for a great heart-healthy workout.
Our pick: Huntsville Swing Dance Society
No guilt! Dark Chocolate is yummy and can help stave off heart disease!
Our pick: Pizelle’s Confections
Our pets give us more than unconditional love; they can lower the rate of dying from heart disease and possibly improve heart function. Now, play fetch!