To Your Health
February, 2010 (Vol. 04, Issue 02)
Share |

Make Time for Cardio

By Editorial Staff

Whether you're young, old or any age in between, cardiovascular exercise - any activity that makes the heart work harder for a prolonged period of time, thus making it stronger - is a great way to protect against heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular-related conditions. But did you know that cardio has other health benefits?

For example, a study published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests cardiovascular fitness is "positively associated" with intelligence in teens. According to the study authors, "Cardiovascular fitness changes between age 15 and 18 [years] predicted cognitive performance at 18 [years]."

woman running - Copyright – Stock Photo / Register Mark Another study, this one published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, emphasizes that because men and women tend to experience an accelerated drop in their cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) after the age of 45, it's important to participate in cardio as a means to maintain fitness and avoid the negative health consequences. The study authors specifically note that the decrease in CRF may affect older adults in terms of their ability to "function independently" and also state that "low CRF levels increase the risk of diseases."

Heart health is vital at any age, and cardiovascular exercise is a great way to ensure a strong, healthy heart for a lifetime. And as the above studies suggest, heart health isn't the only reason to do it. Keep in mind that while you can get a great cardio workout at a gym with a treadmill or an exercise bike, you can also do something as simple as run up and down the stairs or jump rope at home. Ask your doctor for other suggestions on how you can get a great cardio workout today and every day.


Generic Viagra Lowest Prices Pfizer Drugs Viagra No Prescription Order Viagra Online Viagra Non Prescription Deal Sale Prescription Viagra Uk Online Levitra Reviews Viagra Oysters In Australia Viagra Price Australia Cialis Pill Color Generic Viagra Canada Buy Cheap Viagra Viagra Katelaris P Viagra Australia Cheap Levitra Prescription Or Not Viagra Levitra Usual Dosage Buy Tadalafil Cialis Online Viagra And Daibetes Viagra Tablets Uk Viagra Online From Us Pharmacys Generic Money Viagra Cialis And Priligy Next Dat Delivery Generic Viagra Vigora 5000 Effect Viagra Drug Interactions Online Levitra Tablet Viagra Buy Online Levitra Drug Interaction Walgreen Viagra Per Pill Viagra Online Gr 4.26 Buy Cialis Lowest Price Viagra Online Cheap Mexico Viagra Buying Free Sale Viagra Cheap Kamagra Viagra Buy Generic Online Viagra Viagra Online Sales Brand Viagra For Get Viagra Without Prescription Viagra Side Effects Blood Pressure Cialis For Sale In Us Australia Viagra Online Cialis Cheap Visa Auk Cialis Sales Bravejournal Buy Levitra Member Levitra Buy Online Find Cheap Cialis Vardenafil 20 Mg Hcl