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Keep Heart Healthy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Keep Heart Healthy.

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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 Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

8 Sneaky Habits That Sabotage Your Heart

We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body? We put together a list of...  Read more

Does anyone know of a good free app to keep track
Updated 11/24/2014 10:50:11 PM

Does anyone know of a good free app to keep track of measurements?...  Read more

Definitely keep it in the same place all the time.
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Definitely keep it in the same place all the time. Mine stays in the bathroom since it's out of the way and the tiled floor is a hard, even surface for it to sit on and get its most accurate reading. I always weigh in the morning before showering....  Read more

I have the same problem, too. I try to keep any "s
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I have the same problem, too. I try to keep any "splurges" for the weekend and bank some calories during the week so it doesn't hurt my overall progress too bad. I try to eat a smaller portion of these higher calorie items so that I get to enjoy the...  Read more

Starting new workout and healthier eating tomorrow
Updated 11/23/2014 7:58:37 PM

Starting new workout and healthier eating tomorrow. Hot body here I comeπŸ˜›πŸ˜›πŸ˜›...  Read more

I am finding that someone keeps posting about ever
Updated 11/24/2014 8:18:28 AM

I am finding that someone keeps posting about every single thing about there life. Now i try to be supportive and fair but everyone has stuff in their own life. Support and hand holding are 2 different things. I am starting to hate looking...  Read more

Dance that fat away!

Dance zumba to get your heart healthy and to dance the fat away.344...  Read more

Plums may prevent complications of the heart.

Eating plums reduces your chances of contracting a heart disease. Plums have certain cleansing agents that keep the blood pure & prevent complications of the heart. Researchers have found that plums have anti-cancer agents that may help prevent the g...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

 Editor's Note: February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI...  Read more

Women, You've Been Exercising Too Hard, Says Study

When someone asks me whether X, Y or Z counts as "exercise" or "cardio," my first response is always, "Well, what does your heart rate tell you?"Measuring your heart rate is an important action for every exerciser. It le...  Read more