In this video, Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, author of Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book: Every Woman’s Guide to a Heart Healthy Life and Bottom Line’s “At the Heart of It All” blog, explains her personal philosophy regarding exercise. Quite simply, she urges people to be as active as possible and incorporate movement into all aspects of their lives. It is crucial to make exercise a priority—it is not just a luxury but rather an essential part of a heart-healthy life. She urges people to find a form of fitness that works for them and then stick with it for the six weeks or so until it becomes a regular and essential part of their schedules.

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum is a cardiologist, author and spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Campaign. She has devoted her career to treating heart disease through early detection, education and prevention. For more great tips from Dr. Steinbaum, check out her other videos and Bottom Line blog, At The Heart Of It All.

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