A good sex life is good for the heart: it burns around five calories per minute, gets your heart rate up and exercises muscles all over your body. Photo: Alamy

Five heart health tips to lower your resting heart rate, from sex and salsa to eating Brussels sprouts

  • For every beat your resting heart rate is above 70 per minute, your life expectancy is shortened by four months, one expert says
  • Tips for a healthier heart include yoga, eating foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and a good sex life – why not start this Valentine’s Day?
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A good sex life is good for the heart: it burns around five calories per minute, gets your heart rate up and exercises muscles all over your body. Photo: Alamy
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