Heart Disease is one of the  most common diseases afflicting todays workers.
Caused by Excessive stress, Smoking, Highcalorie diet, Sedentary lifestyle, this disease   is the no.1 killer of todays em...
Sedentary lifeSmoking                           High CholesterolHigh Calorie diet                 High Blood PressureStres...
Only you can do something about it !!!!After all, it’s your life, it’s your family!!!      You can start with a simple ste...
Take a brisk walk for 30 minutes      per day, Every day.
For over 40 years now, studies have shownwalking to be the best form of exercise thatpeople of all ages can do.    WALKIN...
   WALKING AND BLOOD PRESSURE     Regular walking makes the heart work more efficiently    and improves blood circulation...
   WALKING AND STRESS     Walking is one easy way to deal with tension, anxiety    and stress. Studies show that people w...
   WALKING AND FITNESS Regular brisk walking    improves muscle tone, makes your heart stronger and    gives you that bit...
KNEE EXTENSION       Strengthens muscles in front of thigh and shin3. Sit in chair. Only the balls of your feet and your t...
Straight Leg Raises:  Supine, Abduction, Adduction     Exercises             for       Knee                               ...
EFFECTIVE & SAFE       Reduces Stress       Helps quit smoking       Strengthens the heart,       Massages the legs  ...
Strengthen your heart & your health by Walking 30 minutes briskly every day.
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  1. 1. Heart Disease is one of the most common diseases afflicting todays workers.
  2. 2. Caused by Excessive stress, Smoking, Highcalorie diet, Sedentary lifestyle, this disease is the no.1 killer of todays employees.
  3. 3. Sedentary lifeSmoking High CholesterolHigh Calorie diet High Blood PressureStress Over WeightAlcohol Family ? Angina Job ? Heart Attack Expenses? Cardiac Arrest Heart Failure Peace of Mind? Blockage in Coronary Arteries or Clot in Coronary Arteries or Constriction of Coronary Arteries
  4. 4. Only you can do something about it !!!!After all, it’s your life, it’s your family!!! You can start with a simple step. TODAY .
  5. 5. Take a brisk walk for 30 minutes per day, Every day.
  6. 6. For over 40 years now, studies have shownwalking to be the best form of exercise thatpeople of all ages can do.  WALKING AND CHOLESTROL Regular walking can increase the levels of good cholesterol.  WALKING AND SMOKING Regular walking is a positive habit to replace smoking with.
  7. 7.  WALKING AND BLOOD PRESSURE Regular walking makes the heart work more efficiently and improves blood circulation. Blood vessels become more elastic and the amount of oxygen delivered to the tissues increases.
  8. 8.  WALKING AND STRESS Walking is one easy way to deal with tension, anxiety and stress. Studies show that people who exercise regularly can cope better with stresses of life. Researchers in USA found a 14% average drop in anxiety levels in regular brisk walkers. Walking recharges our batteries after tension and stress have drained them of power and energy.
  9. 9.  WALKING AND FITNESS Regular brisk walking improves muscle tone, makes your heart stronger and gives you that bite of fitness. Do it regularly for 30 minutes every day and enjoy that feeling of fitness from within. Caution for those with knee pain Walk at normal pace. Do knee stretching exercises as shown in next two slides.
  10. 10. KNEE EXTENSION Strengthens muscles in front of thigh and shin3. Sit in chair. Only the balls of your feet and your toes should rest on the floor. Put rolled towel under knees, if needed, to lift your feet. Rest your hands on your thighs or on the sides of the chair.4. Slowly extend one leg in front of you as straight as possible.5. Flex foot to point toes toward head.6. Hold position for 1 to 2 seconds.7. Slowly lower leg back down. Pause.8. Repeat with other leg.9. Alternate legs until you have done 8 to 15 repetitions with each leg. Rest; then do another set of 1 to 7 alternating repetitions
  11. 11. Straight Leg Raises:  Supine, Abduction, Adduction Exercises for Knee Calf Raises             Knee Flexion Knee Extension Hip Flexion Pain                    Relief                               Front Step-Ups Calf Raises Squats   Standing Terminal Knee Extensions Heel Slides
  12. 12. EFFECTIVE & SAFE Reduces Stress Helps quit smoking Strengthens the heart, Massages the legs Strengthens the muscles, Reduces cholesterol Improves blood circulationBUILD IT IN YOUR DAILY ROUTINE 30 MINUTES EVERY DAY
  13. 13. Strengthen your heart & your health by Walking 30 minutes briskly every day.

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