If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight... Read more
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture.
Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing... Read more
Starting a regular walking program offers numerous health and fitness benefits!
Good for your heart: Walking regularly can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol, both of which contribute to heart disease.
According... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
Yoga vs. playing an instrument. I've done both regularly and there is no way playing an instrument for a half hour burns more calories than ashtanga yoga does. How are calorie calculations made for the fitness part?... Read more
In the food tracker you can say how much carb, fat, and protein you want to consume in teh range of each day. If my target total calories are 1200, what ranges for fat, carb and protein should I be trying for to achieve ketosis?
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I've been doing spark people off and on for several years but just added the app to my iPad. I figured out how to connect my fitbit app with this but don't know how to make the steps show up in my excercise page. Can anybody help me out?... Read more
On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 I went to the clinic for a follow-up visit from two months ago. My blood tests results were in. The doctor on call told me that my cholesterol is a little high and my thyroid a little underactive. However, the docto... Read more
Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine? Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes... Read more
One in 3 adults (about 72 million people) have high blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension. Many doctors don't know blood pressure guidelines, and they often don't start treatment soon enough in middle age men. Though the recommended blood p... Read more
I'm just catching up reading in my December "Prevention" magazine. Several interesting articles in it. One in particular caught my eye. I always thought if I could stay at anything below 130/80, that was good. But this article said that there are... Read more
I was reading this article at American Heart Association, so I thought I'd share! I wish I had know beets may help to lower blood pressure, I had to have my CABG -Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting- www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/top ics/cabg... Read more
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