Improve heart health and relieve stress
Exercise is a very important part of healthy heart care. The following movements may help your heart and lower your stress levels.
- Sit in a comfortable chair and loosen your clothing for comfort.
- Start with your feet and ankles; gently rotate each ankle counterclockwise and then clockwise five to 10 times in each direction.
- Next work your legs; raise them up together and hold for 20 seconds before lowering. Repeat 10 times. Then, slowly raise your arms over your head and back down. Repeat 10 times.
- Lastly, slowly tilt your head back and forth, side-to-side 10 times.