Features May 2015 Issue

Six Heart-healthy Exercise Tips for Home and Travel

Six Heart-healthy Exercise Tips for Home and Travel

Itís easy to get a good workout if youíre staying close to home or traveling far from it. The key is to just stay active.

Half an hour on the treadmill or an aerobics class at your local fitness center may be part of your regular exercise program. And if that works for you, then keep up the good work. But if you want or need to stick closer to home, or if youíre traveling and in a new town, getting your cardiovascular workout in can be done simply and inexpensively. Mike Crawford, manager of Cleveland Clinicís Cardiac Rehab Program, says there are plenty of home-based exercises you can do to keep your workouts varied. The key is simply to be active every day. To do so, consider the following tips:

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