If you’re young, you may think you have years before it’s time to worry about heart disease, but heart health warrants your attention no matter your age.Your heart health should never be ignored, because heart attacks and other heart disease symptoms can happen to both the old and young. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States.
For American Heart Month, we are helping to bring awareness to this disease and hope all of our readers will start focusing on their heart health. Not sure where to start? Begin with these tips from the American Heart Association and Go Red For Women
G: GET YOUR NUMBERS
Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure and cholesterol.
O: OWN YOUR LIFESTYLE
Stop smoking, lose weight, exercise, and eat healthy.
It’s up to you. No one can do it for you.
R: REALIZE YOUR RISK
We think it won’t happen to us, but heart disease kills one of three women.
E: EDUCATE YOUR FAMILY
Make healthy food choices for you and your family.
Teach your kids the importance of staying active.
D: DON’T BE SILENT
Tell every woman you know that heart disease is our No. 1 killer.
Now that you know how important your numbers are, here are heart pumping workouts to get your heart rate up!