This article, entitledDear heart disease: You may be close to my family but you’re most certainly not a friend, comes from partner site Fat Fighter TV.
A few months ago, my desire to fight heart disease got much stronger when I found out I had high cholesterol. Despite living a healthy lifestyle, my genes caught up with me. My mom had high blood pressure and died of a stroke; my dad has had two heart attacks. There was only one thing left for me to do. Fight harder.
I tweaked my already healthy diet. And I upped my workouts – a powerful way to build a healthy heart because exercise can boost the levels of good cholesterol and lower your blood pressure.
Plus look at all the other amazing heart-healthy benefits of exercise:
[Source: American Heart Association]