Heart Healthy Exercise

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The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of exercise daily. Are you ready for the challenge?

Aerobic exercise gets your heart pumping and makes it – and therefore you – stronger. The best aerobic exercises include walking, running, swimming, biking, and circuit training. If you are looking for inspiration, you’ve come to the right place. From walking to circuit training – we have some heart healthy exercise tips that will change your life!

Let’s get moving!

heart healthy exercise tips that will change your life

Brisk Walking

Here is a great 22-minute walking interval workout.

…but if you’re stuck inside on a treadmill during the cold winter months, this blogger created a 30-minute treadmill workout that breaks everything down by the numbers: both speed and incline are determined for you. Now get walking!


Running is great aerobic activity. Beat treadmill boredom by following this interval running plan which requires you to vary your speed as you go.


If jumping in the pool and swimming laps isn’t your thing (or if you have no idea what any swimming strokes look like, let alone how to do them), fear not! There are plenty of other workouts you can do to get your heart pumping in the pool. Here are a few!


This is a great indoor cycling workout. It tells you exactly how many RPMs you should aim for. Turn the music up and start spinning!

Circuit Training

Here is a circuit training workout that requires some equipment

And here is one for the minimalist: you just need your body and a little motivation!

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