A physically active lifestyle can go a long way in preventing cardiovascular-related issues. In South Dakota, the rate of heart disease is 4.6% and the rate of people who have suffered from a heart attack is 4.4%. Experts will say that 20-30 minutes of light to moderate daily physical activity can go a long way in preventing these types of heart-related ailments. Here are some ways to be more physically active in South Dakota.
Bicycling is a great way to exercise. You can take up road biking, mountain biking or simply cruise around the neighborhood. Here is a site that will help you get started. http://www.dakotabiketours.com/
South Dakota has a number of beautiful state parks to visit. You can find a number of fun activities for the whole family at a state park. Check out this site and plan a day at a South Dakota State Park. http://gfp.sd.gov/state-parks/
You can also make some small changes to your daily routine in order to increase your level of physical activity.