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5 exercises to improve heart health if you are leading a sedentary lifestyle | Health
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5 exercises to improve heart health if you are leading a sedentary lifestyle | Health

Modern lifestyle is fast turning sedentary with increasing reliance on technology and availability of better facilities. While one may feel comfortable getting everything at their doorstep, the inactive lifestyle is gradually affecting our overall well-being. It is especially taking a toll on our heart health and raising risk of cardiovascular ailments. This silent impact can be deadly if we aren't careful. It is important to take out time for exercise every day for keeping your heart healthy and boosting overall well-being. Among the best and safest exercises for your heart are brisk walking, jogging, cycling, swimming, aerobics, treadmill etc. One must remember not to exert heart with heavy exercises that you are not accustomed to. Heavy weight lifting, or exercising for more than on...
Winter cycling in Alberta growing more popular
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Winter cycling in Alberta growing more popular

For Tom Babin, some of his favourite bike rides are in the winter months, when it’s dark out and there’s a fresh dusting of snow. “It’s quiet because of the snow and the lights are on and you can just sort of slowly pedal your way through the city,” he said.“I just love those moments.”The Calgarian commutes by bike year round for many reasons — reasons that don’t go away when the snow flies.“It’s good for my physical health. It’s good for my mental health. It’s more reliable than car traffic. In lots of cases, depending on the distance, it’s faster than taking a car,” he said. Read more: Edmonton council approves $100M for bike infrastructure across city Read More Edmonton council approves $...