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Is Marathon Training Too Hard on Your Heart?

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Marathon training shown to positively alter heart structure and function in middle-aged men in Circulation study. Dr. Gordon Blackburn comments on results.


Statins Plus Exercise Best for Heart Health

Statins Plus Exercise Best for Your Heart Health

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Statins lower bad cholesterol and heart disease risk, but it takes more than medication to keep your heart healthy. Lifestyle plays a role, too. Here's what you need to know.


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No Time to Exercise? Turn Your Commute Into a Daily Workout

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No time to exercise? Biking to work can turn your commute into a daily workout that boosts heart health and clears your head.


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Can Too Much Extreme Exercise Damage Your Heart?

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Exercise is good for you, but some extreme athletes can push past healthy limits. A recent study shows some athletes have higher rates of heart problems than people who exercise more moderately.


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Study: Vigorous Exercise May Help Heart Failure

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Heart failure shouldn't keep you from exercising. In a boundary-expanding study, researchers found that vigorous exercise benefits some patients with heart failure more than low intensity workouts.


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5 Common Questions About Sex and Your Heart

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Is sex good for your heart? Get answers to this — and other questions heart patients are afraid to ask — from one of the nation's top cardiologists.


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5 Reasons Senior Heart Patients Need Exercise

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Certain that advancing age and a heart condition rules out daily exercise? Think again – appropriate physical activity should be a part of your daily routine. Here are the top five reasons why.


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Serious About Your Workouts? Get a Heart Rate Monitor

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A good heart rate monitor can help you monitor the intensity of your workouts, enabling you to burn the optimal number of calories.


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Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Exercise

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Exercise improves heart health, whether you have heart issues today or wish to avoid them in the future.