This American Heart Month, Get Active!

This American Heart Month, Get Active!

We know activities are a hot topic for our members. Let’s take a moment to review tips to help you stay safely active.

As every patient is unique, it’s important to speak with your doctor about what level of exercise is appropriate for you. Make sure to bring this up during your next doctor visit.

Below are some quick exercise tips, click here to see additional HF exercise tips from Cleveland Clinic.

1.    Try and make exercising part of your daily routine. Set aside time in your calendar and stick to a healthy schedule.
2.    Consider bringing a spouse or friend along as an exercise buddy, their motivation can help keep you on track
3.    Keep a journal or log of how much your exercising so you can quantify your progress over time
4.    It’s ok to take breaks! Rest as needed during exercise but avoid lying down immediately afterwards.