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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 #18

Your heart fact for February 18th. About 7.9 million Americans age 20 and older have survived a heart attack (myocardial infarction). About 8.9 million have angina pectoris (chest pain or discomfort due to reduced blood supply to the heart).

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.

Don't be a one and done!

The Chicago marathon was a week ago, so what are your plans for the rest of this year and next year?  You have just trained for 18 weeks and are possibly in the best shape of you life why stop now?  There are plenty of races between now and the end of the year.  Try a... Read more »

AHA MTP week 17

Can you believe that you are in week 17 of marathon training?  Another taper week, another chance to relax and let your body heal.  It has been a tough summer a lot of heat an humidity, now if it will just stop raining in Chicago we can get our taper runs in. Not much to say... Read more »

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 15

Let’s see a show of hands, who thought 14 weeks ago that you would be running 20 miles in one day, without stopping?  Any one, no one.  You will this weekend.  All the miles you have put in this training season has you ready for this run.  This is the highest mile week you have... Read more »

MTP Week 10

HALF WAY THERE! Time wise you are more than half way through training.  Mileage wise you still have a ways to go, sorry.  For many of you this will be your longest run and the most mileage in total that you have ever run.  The mileage you have run thus far has prepared you for... Read more »

Run with Heart 5k recap!

Yesterday we had our first fun run to celebrate Heart Month! I’m stoked by how it went and I have to thank our sponsors; Viamedia, Chicago Now and Fleet Feet Sports helped make this a huge success! Viamedia ran commercials on RCN and WOW cable here in Chicago to help get the word out! We’ll... Read more »