Exploring the Benefits of Cardio-respiratory Physiotherapy Step Up for a healthy heart!
Step-up for a healthy heart!

Cardio-respiratory Physiotherapy is an area of physiotherapy that specializes in the prevention and rehabilitation of individuals with diseases and injuries in the heart and lungs.
One of the easiest and most effective ways to reduce your risk of heart disease is by getting active. Living a more active lifestyle has a great positive effect on our body.

Strengthen Your Heart with Cardio

The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of moderate exercise at least 5 days a week for a healthy heart.
Walking is one such activity that can be performed easily.

Benefits of Walking:

  • Improves mood and energy levels

  • Lowers risk of heart diseases, stroke and diabetes

  • Keeps joints and muscles in a good condition

  • Increases endurance

  • Prevents osteoporosis (thinning, weak bones)

  • Increases metabolic rate

  • Weight loss

Move more for Heart Benefits:

To become more physically active if you haven’t been before, begin with small starts like these and build up from there.

  • Choose the stairs rather than the elevator

  • Park your vehicle at the far end of a parking lot so that you have to walk farther to building entrance

  • Keep walking while you are on phone calls

  • Spend a part of your lunch break walking

  • Wake up a bit earlier and exercise before you do anything else

  • Avoid using vehicles for short distance

  • While at work, get up from your seat at regular intervals and take a stroll

  • Perform basic stretches from time to time at your work desk