Effects of Exercise on Hypertension—Part 3

by Carmine Grieco, PhD, CSCS, and Mike Reeder DO
Personal Training Quarterly June 2017
Vol 4, Issue 3

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Lifestyle modification, including exercise, is important for both preventing and treating hypertension. More recent guidelines for treating hypertension have increased emphasis on lifestyle factors, such as exercise. As fitness professionals, it is important to educate and encourage clients with hypertension on the importance of exercise in their overall health.

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