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Unformatted text preview: Furthermore, exercise lowers blood pressure and increase the concentration of high-density lipoproteins in the blood. However, one will not continually reap the benefits of cardiovascular exercise unless the work is strenuous and persistent. To obtain utmost benefits from exercise, one must reach a target zone of 70-85% of one’s maximum heart rate. This level of exercise must be practiced at least 3 days a week in at least 20 minute sessions. Overall, cardiovascular exercise can provide remarkable benefits for the human heart and body. Exercise will increase quality of life and produce mental and physical release....
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2011 for the course ZOO 161 taught by Professor Haynes during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08