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Getting physical activity

Sometimes we need a little wake-up call to remind us that physical activity is so important in keeping our heart healthy. Exercise can strengthen our heart muscle and lower our blood pressure. Getting regular aerobic exercise can even increase the amount of "good" cholesterol in your bloodstream, and reduce the amount of "bad" cholesterol. It won't take long for your body to feel the benefits of a little exercise -- and you'll feel motivated to keep moving!

Last modified: 2012-03-06