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The Easiest Resolution You’ll Keep This Year: Make Your Heart Younger a Few Steps at a Time

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The Easiest Resolution You’ll Keep This Year: Make Your Heart Younger a Few Steps at a Time

Jan 13, 2020
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Goal-setting tends to top people’s priorities with each new year. The good news is when it comes to health and wellness, major benefits – like a reduction in anxiety, depression and sleep disorders – can come from working 30 minutes of exercise into your daily lifestyle.

Feeling extra motivated? A slow-and-steady training program can add years to your heart’s health. A new study that tracked runners over the course of a six-month training program showed a decrease in aortic artery stiffness equal to a four-year reduction in vascular age. And the results came from logging fewer miles than you might think: between 6 and 13 per week.

So if training for a run isn’t on your list of New Year resolutions, you might consider adding it.

“The benefits begin once you get off the couch and start moving,” said Naturally Slim’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tim Church.

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