Max Healthcare celebrates World Heart Day with #MaxYourHeartHealth Campaign
- Max Healthcare organised 13-km Cyclothon event in Shalimar Bagh
- Generating awareness regarding benefits of exercise for a healthy heart, event touches over 400 people
- More than 400 participants join hands to celebrate World Heart Day
Max Healthcare, a leading healthcare provider of the country, celebrated World Heart Day with the campaign #MaxYourHeartHealthto spread awareness.As part of thiscampaign,intensive fitness eventCyclothonwas organized in Shalimar Bagh on Sunday, September 30, 2018, to create awareness around ill effects of sedentary lifestyle on one’s heart and resultant rise of coronary ailments in India.
Cyclothon,organized byMax Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, saw participation from more than 400 cyclists coming together to cover a route of 13 kilometers. The race, organized in association with Decathlon and fitness group Let’s Ride TDF, started from Radisson Blu, Paschim Vihar and culminated at Decathlon, Rohini. Dr. Naveen Bhamri, HOD & Director – Cardiology and Dr. Dinesh Kumar Mittal, Senior Consultant & Head – CTVS, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, participated in the cyclothon and promoted the theme of ‘Healthy Heart.
Delighted with the participation, Dr. Naveen Bhamri, HOD & Director – Cardiology, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, said, “Cycling strengthens your heart muscles and enhances respiratory and circulatory efficiency. It also lowers the resting pulse and helps in reducing blood fat levels. It is heartening to see the response to this cyclothon and we hope more and more people would take up cycling to decrease the risk of heart diseases substantially.”
In addition to promoting fitness, Max Healthcare has also done an extensive survey of approximately 1000 respondents, from 21 to over 60 years of age, to understand the lifestyle habits that impact and may explain the deteriorating heart health of the city. The survey brought out valuable insights to help understand the high-risk factors and prevailing causes of heart diseases in the city.