BP’s reduce towards normal as they do more exercise. This is due to a reduction in total peripheral resistance within the artery, and improved condition and elasticity of the smooth muscle in the blood vessel walls. Other training types such as hypertrophy training can also result in these adaptations occurring in the cardiovascular system however the degree of adaptation will be less significant than the adaptation caused by aerobic fitness, anaerobic fitness and muscular endurance training. By Lic. Angel Martinez Ruiz Vida Optima Sport Director.
Top 15 Heart-Healthy Foods 1. Yogurt: studies show how yogurt helps to prevent gum disease reducing the risk of heart disease, because probiotics have been linked as a protector of the gums and thus prevent the growth of certain bacteria. In addition to improve digestion and increase the immune system. 2. Raisins: Raisins antioxidants also fight the growth of bacteria in the gums, caring for both gums and heart. 3. Whole grains: They have a higher content of antioxidants, Phytoestrogens and Fito sterols which protect against coronary heart disease. The fiber in whole grains decreases up to a 40% risk of heart disease, because they help to reduce LDL (bad cholesterol). Increase consumption of foods such as oats, barley, beans, Eggplant and citrus fruits such as oranges. 4. Beans: Regular consumption of beans is good for your heart. Half a cup a day lowers cholesterol because of their high content of soluble fiber. Besides its contribution of flavonoids, inhibit the adhesion of platelets in the blood and thus reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. You can also find this compound in wine, berries and bitter chocolate. 5. Salmon: the consumption of 2 or more times per week of salmon is associated with 30 percent less risk of heart disease, because of its content of fatty acids omega 3 and 6. Among the benefits is that they lower blood pressure and lower levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. 6. Nuts: They are composed of vitamins, minerals, and monounsaturated fats that are healthy to heart.