Many people are challenged by getting enough exercise. The thought of running or lifting weights leads to groans, sighs, and procrastination for many. But what if just moving your body a little bit helped improve your health? What if walking could help you live longer?
Each day, nearly 2,300 Americans die due to complications of cardiovascular disease. Globally, this number of deaths can reach more than 18 million annually, and continues to increase year over year. As a federally designated month in the United States, American Heart Month helps to shine a light on preventative health measures everyone can take to decrease this number. With heart disease as the leading cause of death for both men and women, it’s important to take even the smallest of steps to make a large impact.