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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

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

Hello I joined with my mom to help with my healthy
Updated 2/12/2016 10:07:48 PM

Hello I joined with my mom to help with my healthy living. I am 10 and I would like to lose 17 lbs, down to being 100 lbs....  Read more

Mom visits, brings something "healthy," and we all
Updated 2/12/2016 9:03:18 PM

Mom visits, brings something "healthy," and we all know how that goes. Is it better to err on caution and decline? Or eat some. How would you track it? In her words "only a little salt and oil." A little to her is the same as Paula deans definiton....  Read more

My boyfriend keeps taking my to ponderosa steakhou
Updated 2/12/2016 7:13:44 PM

My boyfriend keeps taking my to ponderosa steakhouse. Thank god buffets have salads. Killer temptations tho. What is your bad food weakness?...  Read more

It's hard to keep my eye on the prize after I look
Updated 2/12/2016 9:29:19 PM

It's hard to keep my eye on the prize after I look in the mirror. It feels so out of reach....  Read more

Probably should have started this new healthy jour
Updated 2/12/2016 5:42:56 PM

Probably should have started this new healthy journey on a week when the kids weren't bringing home large bags of candy....  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

Dance that fat away!

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

Women, Take This Doctor's Advice to Heart

Editor's Note: We're passionate about saving lives and preventing heart disease! Please share this blog post with other women in your life. Click the buttons above to share it on social media sites or send via email. Happy American Heart Mont...  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