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Specialist Exercise for Heart Health

Exercise physiologists from Heart Health and Fitness are not all about physical treatments and exercise regimens. As Allied Health Professionals, we believe in a holistic approach towards recovery and reaching your health goals.

At Heart Health, we believe that there are many benefits to starting and maintaining an active lifestyle, which helps the body, the mind, and the soul:

Benefits for the Body

Regular exercise and physical activity have been shown to induce many positive psychological effects including:

  • Improve and maintain bone density
  • Improve muscle strength
  • Increase fitness
  • Reduce your risk of falls
  • Control blood pressure
  • Reduce body fat
  • Reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke (first or subsequent)
  • Reduce your risk of developing certain cancers (e.g. breast, colon)

Benefits for the Mind

Regular exercise and physical activity have been shown to induce many positive psychological effects including:

  • Improve mood
  • Improve your energy levels
  • Reduce depression
  • Manage anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Improve ability to cope with stress
  • Improve the ability to learn new things
  • Delay the onset of dementia

Benefits for the Soul

Whether you exercise by yourself or with others (virtually or physically), keeping active helps you to feel connected to people, nature, your pets and your community.

Beginning and maintaining an active lifestyle will:

  • Improve your quality of life
  • Allow you to easily and efficiently complete daily living tasks
  • Not only add years to your life but life to your years

Exercise is one of the best, most cost-effective and accessible medicine available and, when prescribed appropriately, does not have any negative side effects.

Book a consultation below at Heart Health Center or call us on 0448 098 227 if you have any questions.