Archive for January 2012

February is Heart Month!

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of adults in the United States.    Every day in February I will be posting a Heart Fact. Some of these can save your life, some will give you ways to change your life but all will inform you on how to live a heart healthy lifestyle. A few... Read more »

F^3 Lake Half Marathon Recap

Thanks to Danielle Maglinte for the race recap! I never sleep well the night before a race.  So I was up at 5am, even though the race didn’t start until 10am.  It was snowing outside, so I checked the weather to see what to expect for today’s race: high of 30F with wind of 15-20mph.... Read more »

New Year's Resolutions and Heart Month

It appears that a number of people are keeping their New Year’s resolutions.  The other night at the gym I needed to wait for an available treadmill and when I finished two people were waiting to use mine.  Did you make a resolution this year to begin to exercise?  Did you challenge yourself to train... Read more »

The Second Annual Run with Heart Fun Run 5K

Each day, nationwide, there are 2,500 heart attacks and over 2,100 strokes. By the time the day ends, half of those individuals will have lost the fight.  The other half will have a long journey ahead of them. The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization working to prevent, treat and defeat heart... Read more »

American Heart Association Journal Report: Grief over losing loved one linked to higher heart attack risks

Interesting info in a recent study…check it out! Your risk of heart attack may increase during the days and weeks after the death of a close loved one, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. A study of 1,985 adult heart attack survivors showed that after a significant person’s death,... Read more »