• Walking can significantly lower the risk of heart failure in older women

    16 days ago - By Natural News

    Want to keep your heart healthy? Walk more. A study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure reported that walking more can significantly cut the risk of heart failure in older women by 25 percent. The study was done by researchers from the University at Buffalo in New York,...
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  • Weightlifting for an Hour a Week Cuts Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack Up to 70 Percent

    Weightlifting for an Hour a Week Cuts Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack Up to 70 Percent

    16 days ago - By Mercola

    Strength training is foundational for good health, especially as you get older. Importantly, lifting weights is not just about keeping your musculature strong; it has a number of other health benefits that at first glance may seem unrelated, including improved metabolism, cognition and mental health.
    Strength training is also important for heart health, and recent research 1, 2 shows less than an hour of strength training per week can reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke anywhere from 40 to 70 percent.
    Weightlifting Protects Against Heart Attack and Stroke
    The study 3 in question...
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