Published On: Tue, Dec 20th, 2016

Why You Need To Exercise During Winter

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As the yuletide usually falls during the winter, it’s a time people go on holidays and picnics, and merriment at its peak. While many may seize the period to add some flesh, a seasoned physiologist has advised folks to use the time to burn off some calories, which are capable of blocking the blood vessels from working effectively.

Another reason forwarded by the expert for exercising is immediate drop in blood pressure after exercising, which he identified as a good signal.

According to the report published on Daily Mail Online, Prof. William Farquhar noted that whether you go for a daily run or brisk walk, every time you finish exercising your blood pressure goes down, and stays down for many hours, which is good for your overall health.

High blood pressure values during exercise are offset by the many low values recorded after exercise, to the benefit of the body.

Why worry about blood pressure? Simply put, high blood pressure (i.e., hypertension) kills.

It is estimated that hypertension is a primary or contributing cause of death of more than 400,000 Americans annually. Estimates suggest that one billion people worldwide have hypertension

 

 

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