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How To Lower Blood Pressure Resources

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Exercising with High Blood Pressure

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

Heart-Healthy Benefits of Exercise

"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

12 Heart-Smart Tips You Haven't Heard

When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I...  Read more

The Healing Power of Touch

It's common sense that a hug at a stressful time, a handshake after an important meeting or just cuddling at the end of the day help us relax, leaving behind negativity and worry. Now researchers are investigating whether this feel-good energ...  Read more

The Surprising Health Benefits of Being in Love

When I was newly home from graduate school and working my first full-time job, finding a husband and starting a family seemed to be the next expected step in the progression toward adulthood. I was looking forward to having someone to share my life w...  Read more

And does anyone know any good lower abdominal exer
Updated 4/25/2015 11:46:29 PM

And does anyone know any good lower abdominal exercises that don't require any equipment?...  Read more

I changed up my diet from low-carb to more of a he
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I changed up my diet from low-carb to more of a healthy diet without it really being a diet. I am just trying to make better choices and eat smaller portions. Do crossfit each morning at Hub City Crossfit and go running each afternoon....  Read more

Day 6: sticking to low carb 1000 cal day eating pl
Updated 4/25/2015 4:22:04 PM

Day 6: sticking to low carb 1000 cal day eating plan, no soda, and 20 minutes on the treadmill everyday. Finally, making myself a priority. I have a long way to go (40 lbs) but I am getting stronger everyday. Anyone else just got past week 1?...  Read more

hi weight/low rep vs. low weight/hi rep?
Updated 4/27/2015 3:46:31 PM

So several people on this board have told me that low-weight high-rep strength training is not very effective... yet the strength-training classes I've seen are all about doing 5 or 6 sets of 8 reps with low weight (in my case, just 3 lb because at...  Read more

Been having some serious pain from my low back and
Updated 4/26/2015 6:27:34 AM

Been having some serious pain from my low back and hip arthritis so have not worked for a couple of days but today back on with 30 min. Of circuit training. Go me...  Read more

Garlic Can Help

Garlic helps lower blood pressure, controls blood sugar increasing the release of insulin in diabetics, and blood cholesterol...  Read more

Meditation

I began meditating several months ago and decided it was time to loose my weight. When you meditate everything is effortless, but you need to be consistent in your meditation. I meditate twice daily for 30 minutes each time.414...  Read more

South Beach Diet (Lifestyle!)

For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat....  Read more

Pets Do Our Bodies Good: Do You Agree?

Nothing makes me happier then to come home after a hectic day only to be met at the door by my beloved Miniature Schnauzer, Brooklyn (see photo left). No matter what is going on in my life she is a constant joy. In the past seven years, there hasnít...  Read more

You Asked: ''What Are the Benefits of Drinking More Water?''

As a whole, we are made up of 70% water. Water regulates every function in our bodies. Water flushes out waste and toxins. It also transports all the necessary nutrients we need to look and feel good. It flushes out impurities in the skin; when skin...  Read more

DAY 51 of 2014: Lift Weights to lower blood pressure

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

SimpleScience@Heart: A cup of beetroot juice a day may help lower blood pressure

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