Know How We Can Boost Our Heart Health With These Six Exercises

Staying physically fit is one of the important components of a healthy heart. Regular exercise is necessary to keep the heart strong as it prevents building of harmful plaque and cholesterol in the arteries called coronaries supplying blood to heart muscle.

So, let us have a look at six types of exercises that you can try to keep your heart healthy:


Going for a regular brisk walk has been a life-saver for us as it gets the blood going. Try to go for a walk daily for at least half an hour as it helps in improving your energy levels.

Jumping rope

Jumping rope is considered an effective exercise for all age groups, which is also inexpensive and easy to do at home. It is one of the best ways to make yourself fit and healthy.


To cycle is a great way to strengthen cardiovascular fitness and decrease fat and cholesterol levels. It also improves your mental health and increases your immune system.

Weight training

It is quite beneficial to do resistance exercises such as planks, push-ups, squats, etc. regularly, as this type of exercise can lower bad cholesterol, burn fat, etc.

Resistance bands

Resistance bands are used for stretching and strengthening a wide range of muscle groups, including heart and muscle mass which can be done without leaving your home.


Yoga is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety, which are responsible enough for higher risk of heart disease. It is advisable to follow some effective yoga videos that can be easily accessed on YouTube.

Note- Don’t do exercise if you feel pain in chest or breathlessness while doing it.

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SSB Heart and Multispecialty Hospital