Heart Disease is one of the
most common diseases
afflicting today's workers.
Caused by Excessive stress,
Smoking, High calorie diet,
Sedentary lifestyle, this disease
is the no.1 killer of today's
Blockage in Coronary Arteries
Clot in Coronary Arteries
Constriction of Coronary
High Calorie diet
High Blood Pressure
Peace of Mind?
Peace of Mind?
Only you can do
something about it !!!!
After all, it’s your life,
it’s your family!!!
You can start with a simple step.
Take a brisk walk for 30 minutes
per day, Every day.
WALKING AND CHOLESTROL –
Regular walking can increase the levels
of good cholesterol.
WALKING AND SMOKING – Regular
walking is a positive habit to replace
For over 40 years now, studies have shown
walking to be the best form of exercise that
people of all ages can do.
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.
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.
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
Caution for those with knee pain:
Walk at normal pace.
Do knee stretching exercises as shown in
next two slides.
Strengthens muscles in front of thigh and shin.
1. 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.
2. Slowly extend one leg in front of you as straight as
3. Flex foot to point toes toward head.
4. Hold position for 1 to 2 seconds.
5. Slowly lower leg back down. Pause.
6. Repeat with other leg.
7. Alternate legs until you have done 8 to 15 repetitions
with each leg.
8. Rest; then do another set of 8 to 15 alternating
Knee Flexion Hip FlexionKnee Extension
Straight Leg Raises: Supine, Abduction, Adduction
SquatsFront Step-Ups Calf Raises
Standing Terminal Knee Extensions Heel Slides
EFFECTIVE & SAFE
Helps quit smoking
Strengthens the heart,
Massages the legs
Strengthens the muscles,
Improves blood circulation
BUILD IT IN YOUR DAILY ROUTINE
30 MINUTES EVERY DAY
Strengthen your heart & your health by
Walking 30 minutes briskly every day.
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