This Heart Month, pledge to help your heart with these 3 fitness tips

(NewsUSA) – It’s Heart Month and a good time to have a little heart-to-heart with yourself about the health of your ticker. Heart disease is one of the deadliest diseases in the nation, but the good news is that with a little loving care — and exercise — you can help prevent it.   Exercise helps to strengthen your heart muscle, manage your weight, lower bad cholesterol, raise good cholesterol, and control high blood pressure. These benefits of exercise reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. Now is a great time to kickstart your plan to prevent heart disease by following these exercise tips.   1. Don’t wait. Find a way to exercise safely now. With many gyms closed or restricted due to COVID-19, a lot of people have either sidelined their exercise programs, or have transitioned to outdoor options like walking, jogging, or biking. If you’re ready to

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