Your heart is what keeps you going day in and day out. This month take a moment to check in on your heart’s fitness!
Did you know that even though most people put their hand on the left side of their chest to feel their heart, your heart is actually located almost in the center of your chest – between your two lungs?
How about: That an adult’s heart is approximately the size of two clenched fists. A child’s heart is approximately the size of one fist.
There are several factors that can affect the health of your heart and even put you at risk for developing heart disease. Some risk factors include:
Be a positive role model by sharing your passion for heart health with your family. For instance, kids of active moms are twice as likely to be active themselves. Pick one thing you can improve upon and make a change. 2nd Recess is all about inspiring others to be active and help them establish healthy habits. If you move then we move, and vice a versa!