Tag: Coach Brendan Cournane

Heart Fact #29

Your Heart Fact for February 29th.  Glad it was leap year so we are able to give you an extra fact. By adding one hour of regular, vigorous physical activity, adults may gain up to two hours of life expectancy.  Start by including more physical activity into your daily routine. Take a walk, ride a... Read more »

WHY AM I RUNNING A SPRING MARATHON?

A few days ago someone asked me why I would train for a spring marathon.  I have also questioned this decision since I decided to do this. Some of my thoughts: WHY? I am a CPA and this is my busy season, long hours during the week and weekends.  How will I be able to... Read more »

Heart Fact #27

Your Heart fact for February 27th. Smoking is the single most preventable cause of death in the United States. If you smoke cigarettes (or cigars), you have a higher risk of illness and death from heart attack, stroke and other diseases. So if you don’t smoke, don’t start. If you do smoke, love your heart... Read more »
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Heart Fact #26

Your heart fact for February 26th. During a heart check up, your doctor takes a careful look at your “numbers,” including your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, your blood pressure and more. Knowing your numbers is an important part of keeping your heart-healthy. It can help you and your doctor know your risks and mark the... Read more »

Heart Fact #25

Your Heart Fact for February 25th. The American Heart Association is second only to the federal government as a source of funding for cardiovascular and stroke research.  

Heart Fact #20

Heart Fact for February 20th. One of the best ways to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease is to start getting regular, moderate exercise, at least 30 minutes a day, most days of the week. Even if you are not training for a marathon and running for the American Heart Association, you should exercise 4 days... Read more »
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Heart Fact #19

Your heart fact for February 19th. An estimated 25.1 million men and 20.9 million women increase their risk of heart attack and stroke by smoking cigarettes.

Heart Fact #17

Your heart fact for February 17th. This year about 1.2 million Americans will have a first or repeat coronary attack. About 452,000 of them will die. Coronary heart disease is our nation’s leading cause of death.

Heart Fact #12

Heart Fact for February 12th. Choose to speak up, not remain silent. Support  legislation that would improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and stroke in Americans. Check out yourthecure.org and learn more!
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Heart Fact #11

Heart Fact for February 11th. In case you needed another reason to stop smoking: Children of mothers who smoke during pregnancy have more damage to their arteries in young adulthood than offspring of non-smokers and the association is even stronger if both parents smoke.