Understanding blood pressure is an essential necessity as many individuals struggle with the diagnosis of high blood pressure or hypertension. It is the most common risk factor for heart attacks and strokes. From middle-aged people to older individuals, 90% of them have the risk of developing hypertension due to a number of reasons.
For a healthy life, keeping it under control is the most important thing for our health and the good news is that our personal trainers will direct you personally in finding the best approach to improve your blood pressure by a way of simple lifestyle changes.
Being inactive is closely linked to high blood pressure. So, exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet is the key to lowering blood pressure. Some of the common ways to reduce blood pressure are:
- Regular physical activity for at least 30 minutes can lower your blood pressure. The best type of exercises includes walking, jogging, cycling, swimming etc.
- Reducing the intake of sodium in your diet
- Doing yoga and meditation on a consistent basis.
Perfect blood pressure is 120/80 with a tolerance of 10 on both numbers. The first number ,120, refers to systolic which is the pumping phase of your heart. The second number,80,refers to diastolic which is referred as the relaxation phase of your heart. People will low blood pressure have a reading of 90/60 whereas someone with a reading like 160/115 is considered high.Please consult your doctor if you are not too sure with the readings.
Researchers have proved that even small amount of exercises helps lowering blood pressure. Our coaches will guide you in starting a slow but steady exercise plan to work the heart safely.
Besides all, your commitment is the first step towards controlling blood pressure and our EzFIT health coaches are way ahead in helping you to overcome it by giving you the required personal attention.