The Benefits Of Increasing Your Heart Rate

June 10, 2018

There’s increasing proof that aerobic exercise increases the chances of living longer. Recent studies indicate that only 30 minutes a day, five days a week can keep you in fit condition. The next question would be how do you know you’re getting sufficient exercise in that 30-minute. Your heart rate helps to ensure you are meeting the proper level of activity. Your target heart rate – determined based on your…

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Anatomy of the Heart: Physiology

September 1, 2016

For the Anatomy of the Heart Guide  Physiology of the Heart Coronary Systole Diastole At any time the chambers of the heart can be on one of two different states. Systole – The Cardiac muscle tissue is contracting to push blood outside the heart chamber. Diastole – During this state, the cardiac muscle cells relax to enable the chamber to fill with blood. There is an uptick in blood pressure…

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Anatomy of the Heart

August 31, 2016

The heart is a muscular organ that is around the size of a closed fist that pumps blood throughout the body, functioning as the circulatory pump. It takes the deoxygenated blood through the veins and sends it to the lungs for oxygenation before injecting it into the different arteries, which drove oxygen and nutrients to the body tissues transporting the blood through the body. The heart is positioned in the…

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