Posted on February 20th, 2010
If you want to get and STAY in the best shape of your life you have to take care of your heart at every age. The heart is the most amazing organ and when it comes to achieving your fitness goals you must do everything you can to ensure that you keep it healthy. Check out some incredible statistics about the heart:
* Your heart pumps about 5 quarts of blood throughout your body every 60 seconds
* The adult heart beats approximately 100,000 times a day which results in about 2000 gallons of blood
* It’s estimated that by the time we’re 70, our hearts would have pumped over 2.5 billion times
* Given all the work it does, the heart is about the size of a fist!
So what does that mean to you? It means that you must stay consistent with activities like cardiovascular training and circuit strength training which can also benefit your heart. Stop procrastinating and make a plan to do something TODAY! Here’s a fantastic article on specific ways to protect your heart at every age. I encourage you to stay motivated and consistent; your heart will thank you!
Posted on February 15th, 2010
A recent study determined the incredible heart benefits from brief, intense exercise bouts. If you want to lose fat and get in the best shape of your life you have to get your heart pumping on a regular basis. Whatever your goals are, whether it’s to lose weight, gain endurance or train for an event [...]
Posted on February 11th, 2010
So what’s all the fuss about cardiovascular exercise? Sure it can help you lose those unwanted pounds but have you ever thought of the real heart benefits? As we age, our arteries become less pliable and can be a contributing factor for high blood pressure. One of the best ways to deliver oxygenated blood to [...]
Posted on February 7th, 2010
It pains me when I hear about a woman who puts off going to the doctor when she has chest pains. It pains me even more when a woman gets misdiagnosed with an anxiety condition when in reality she’s experiencing a mild heart attack! Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans, and [...]