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Matters of the Heart.

by Sharon Gayle March 3, 2011

Focus on strengthening your Heart...


Take care of your Heart, and it will take care of you!

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When meeting with a client who wishes to discuss how they can become healthier, they are usually concerned with garnering the information needed to enhance their physical appearance via working-out, correct nutritional intake, weight-loss, and functionality, etc.  Rarely, are they speaking in terms of the muscles they cannot see, but which are far more important for being healthy ...the Heart and other Vital organs.  

When you intend to by a car undoubtedly one of your top concerns will be; The Cost, The Look, and The Make; but quite possibly #1 on your list will be The Quality of the car, i.e. the engine and all of its moving parts.  Though there are those car buyers that will sacrifice quality for looks; the discerning car buyer will insist that the car be able to run well, made with quality parts, guarantee longevity, and provide safety to themselves and their passengers.

Choose to age gracefully!

Now, let’s look at the human body in much the same way as we might a car -- We vary in physical body types, torso-shape and length, color, overall size, and external accents such as our hair, eyes, nose, mouth; and as with cars, we too add bells and whistles such as jewelry, tattoo’s, and make-up. However, just as a car is only as good as the sum of its engine and moving-parts, so is the human body only as good as its healthy organs, strength, and ability to function optimally?  Much, if not all of our concerns should be placed on working from the inside out by strengthening our internal organs, so that we have the ability have the ability live fit, healthy, and long!  We all age, but aging gracefully, like a fine wine is the key to leading a successful healthy lifestyle.

The HEART is the human body’s most vital organ!

Three key ways in which you can build a healthy Heart

1. Cardiovascular workouts 

2. Balanced and healthy Nutrition

3. Minimizing stress

Cardio Exercise Benefits

It is a well-known fact, that cardio exercises help an individual remain fit and fine. Cardio exercises have a long list of wonderful health benefits. Besides strengthening the heart and lungs, it burns calories and lowers body fat. Some of the benefits are listed below: 

  • It promotes heart health

  • Increases the metabolic rate

  • Helpful for patients suffering from stress and depression

  • Increases energy level and promotes sound sleep

The health of our heart in large part, dictates our ability to live vibrant and full lives. Be good to your heart and it will be good to you!  ~SG


Be good to your Heart and live healthy!



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