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2012 American Heart Association Chicago Heart Ball

Two very good videos from the Chicago Heart Ball. Consider running the Chicago Marathon as a charity runner for the American Heart Association.  www.youtube.com/HeartChicago

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 »

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 »
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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 #23

Your Heart fact for February 23rd. Start thinking about your heart. 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 bike or take the stairs. Start out slowly but be... Read more »

Heart Fact #8

Heart fact for February 8th. Stroke is the No. 4 killer and a leading cause of disability in the United States. Each year, about 795,000 Americans have a new or repeat stroke (1 every 40 seconds); est. 7 million survivors alive in 2007.
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Team update: your pre 20 mile run edition...

Greetings to my fellow Run with Heart team members! For most of you, this weekend’s long run will mark your longest ever. If you haven’t done so yet, check out Tom’s training update. He has some great tips for this week. Team Updates From here on out, I’ll be doing weekly updates! I’ll try to... Read more »

AHA MTP Week 14

Enjoy your last cutback week! Here it is your last cutback week of the season.  One last long run and then a two week taper. Mileage for the week: Monday           REST Tuesday           5 miles Wednesday     9 miles Thursday          5 miles and strength training Friday               REST Saturday           14 miles Sunday                Cross and Strength I hope that... Read more »

Fund raising tips!

Today’s guest post comes from Anne Kinsella , from the America Heart Association! Take it away, Anne! Congratulations runners!  You have embarked on an incredible journey to run for (and with) heart.  Half that battle is saying ‘yes’ and committing to a season of training and injury prevention.  Don’t forget to also exercise saying thank... Read more »
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MTP Week 11

Let’s get serious Mileage for the week: Monday                              REST Tuesday                              4 Miles Wednesday                         8 Miles Thursday                              4 Miles & Strength Friday                                     REST  Saturday                                16 Miles Sunday                                    Cross & Strength I hope that everyone is keeping up with both the weekday  short runs as well as the the weekend long runs.  Both types of runs are important for your... Read more »