Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Training With High Blood Pressure - Here is What Ken at Tonicity Fit has to say



Often times people with high blood pressure, or hypertension, get worried about exercise. They wonder, how much should I do, will I put too much stress on the body, where do I begin? When you have high blood pressure is extremely important to continue exercising! This will actually help strengthen your arteries and keep down your blood pressure down over time. 

One of the most effective ways to do this is perform PHA training or peripheral heart action training. This type of training is done when performing an upper body exercise, shortly followed by a lower body exercise. PHA training is beneficial for those with high blood pressure because it forces blood flow throughout the body by working upper and then lower half of the body. Reinforcing this training with cardio that is low to moderate would be ideal for those who are battling high blood pressure. Ask your trainer if you have any questions!







About Ken England:  


Ken England is a certified personal trainer at Tonicity Fit Personal Training Studio in West Chester. He has 19 years of experience in the fitness industry. He holds several certifications in the field- NASM Certified Personal Trainer, NESTA Biomechanics Movement Specialist, and NESTA MMA Strength and Conditioning Coach. He has a Master’s Degree in Sports and Health Sciences. He also continues to stay current in the industry by taking courses through the Brookbush Institute and is currently working towards his Human Movement Specialist Certification.


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