Health & Safety

February 28, 2014

Tips to ‘take to heart’

February is American Heart Month with the mission to increase awareness about heart health. Everyday things people can do to increase daily heart-healthy activity:

  • Park further away when visiting the commissary and walk
  • For those sitting at desks, standing for periods of time can increase blood flow, burn calories and assist with energy balance
  • Take the stairs when possible
  • Take a walk during down times
  • Exercise for 30 minutes three times per week

For more information regarding heart health, visit the Air Force Medical Service website, www.afms.af.mil.




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