Tagged: prevent heart disease

Can Push-Ups Be an Indicator of Heart Health?

Typically, a treadmill test is used to evaluate an individual’s cardiovascular health. However, a recent study conducted out of Harvard Medical School shows that the ability to perform push-ups might also be an indicator of heart health.

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The Risks of High Cholesterol

There are many risks associated with having high cholesterol. Understanding what causes, risk factors, and prevention methods will help you implement changes to your lifestyle in order to lower your cholesterol.

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5 Lifestyle Changes to Improve Long-Term Heart Health

A healthy heart is the key to a long and prosperous life. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the two best weapons to fight heart disease are a healthy diet and lifestyle. Follow these simple steps to ensure long-term heart health. 1. Start by moving more. Figure out how many calories you need to […]

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May is Exercise is Medicine Month: How to use exercise to prevent disease

May 1st embarks the first day of the month-long journey known as Exercise is Medicine® Month. This is the time for you, your family, co-workers, friends and others to advocate and promote physical activity as a lifestyle change. There is no question that regular physical activity is one of the best things you can do […]

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