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10 easy-to-do exercises for a healthy heart

Hindustan Times | ByDeckline Leitao
Sep 24, 2017 12:35 AM IST

Take your pick from these workouts and keep your heart healthy at all stages of life

High rep squats

From swimming and skipping to simply walking, these exercises are sure to keep your heart in super healthy(Shutterstock)
From swimming and skipping to simply walking, these exercises are sure to keep your heart in super healthy(Shutterstock)
Squats pump your heart to give it a great workout (Shutterstock)
Squats pump your heart to give it a great workout (Shutterstock)
The repetitive movement of going up from the ground to standing is a great heart-pumping exercise (Shutterstock)
The repetitive movement of going up from the ground to standing is a great heart-pumping exercise (Shutterstock)
Swimming laps can be a safe yet intense exercise form while still keeping you cool (Shutterstock)
Swimming laps can be a safe yet intense exercise form while still keeping you cool (Shutterstock)
Even moderate skipping for around 15 minutes can burn up to 200 calories (Shutterstock)
Even moderate skipping for around 15 minutes can burn up to 200 calories (Shutterstock)
The continuous coordinated movement of the arms and legs will give you a great heart-pumping workout (Shutterstock)
The continuous coordinated movement of the arms and legs will give you a great heart-pumping workout (Shutterstock)
HIIT allows you to accomplish the same amount of exercise in a lot less time (Shutterstock)
HIIT allows you to accomplish the same amount of exercise in a lot less time (Shutterstock)
Continuous, non-impact pedalling can place smooth and constant tension on the leg muscles and make the heart work as hard as you want it to (Shutterstock)
Continuous, non-impact pedalling can place smooth and constant tension on the leg muscles and make the heart work as hard as you want it to (Shutterstock)
This results in a heart-pulsating workout that’ll tire you, but make you fitter (Shutterstock)
This results in a heart-pulsating workout that’ll tire you, but make you fitter (Shutterstock)
Plyometrics are incorporated into the fitness conditioning of most high-level sportspersons (Shutterstock)
Plyometrics are incorporated into the fitness conditioning of most high-level sportspersons (Shutterstock)
Continuous walking offers a consistent and steady workout to the heart (Shutterstock)
Continuous walking offers a consistent and steady workout to the heart (Shutterstock)
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