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Medical researchers find that lifting weights is a healthy way to lower blood pressure.  Get acquainted with the free weight section of your gym because it only takes a few low-intensity resistance exercises to steer clear of heart disease. Here’s how it works…

You pick up 2 dumb bells.

You do a set of bicep curls and watch your muscles bulge.

You groan because that means you’re hardcore.

You feel your heart rate and blood pressure rise with each curl.

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Your blood vessels are expanding.

Your heart is pumping blood at a rate it’s never pumped before.

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Your heart is in the zone and your blood pressure is going down.

You reach your arm around you and pat yourself on the back.

Well done!


THOSE ARMS! If you dream about them (like me) here&#8217;s how to get them

THOSE ARMS! If you dream about them (like me) here’s how to get them.   Jason Walsh, Jessica Biel’s trainer recommends push-ups.

“When I say this is a must-do exercise, most women look at me like I’m crazy,” Walsh says. “But everybody I train ends up doing push-ups at some point because they are so beneficial.”

LESSON LEARNED: Push-Ups —> Jessica Biel Arms —> Lots of Smiley Faces

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