Did you know that regular exercise can give you clearer skin? As your heart rate increases with physical activity, more oxygenated blood is moving through your body to help all your parts. Find out the range of health benefits cardio exercise provides.
A new Cleveland Clinic survey reveals that only 20 percent of Americans know how much exercise is recommended for a healthy heart. Discover what type of exercise is best for your heart. And get tips on heart-healthy living from experts on our blog.
Older obese adults who have a common type of heart failure can improve their ability to exercise without experiencing shortness of breath, a new study suggests.
Sitting most of the day can harm cardiovascular health, study finds. Cleveland Clinic offers creative strategies to integrate more activity into your day to reduce your overall risk of heart disease.
If home is where the heart is, shouldn’t every home be heart healthy? Easier said than done in U.S. homes today, where: Processed, high-fat, high-sugar foods are readily available Sedentary activities, such as TV watching and computer use, take time away from physical activities That’s a problem, since a low-fat, low-sugar, high-fiber diet and regular … Read More
Marathons push the envelope of a human’s physical limitations. But can the strenuous training for this ultimate endurance test push a runner’s heart too hard? Outwardly healthy runners do on rare occasion collapse with unforeseen heart issues. Should a middle-aged recreational runner worry about straining his heart when ramping up training for the big race? … Read More
When it comes to cardiovascular health, following a healthy lifestyle is always important. That’s true even if you take cholesterol-lowering statins. Experts stress that statins, exercise and a heart-healthy diet are great partners in your efforts to improve and maintain heart health. Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD, Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Stress Testing in Preventive Cardiology at … Read More
Though the health benefits of exercise are clear, hectic schedules make fitting in workouts difficult. A great solution is to work physical activity into your everyday routine. Instead of taking the car to work, turn your commute into a daily workout: Take out your bike and cycle to work. Health benefits of exercise Some health … Read More
Exercise is good for you, but some extreme athletes can push past healthy limits. A research paper showed that some endurance athletes who exercised at very high intensity over long periods of time have higher rates of heart problems than people who exercise more moderately. This new analysis of existing studies found that chronic extreme … Read More
A recent analysis of existing studies on patients with heart failure says that exercise helps patients deal with the disease, and that for certain patients, vigorous exercise can help even more. The benefits of exercise for people with heart failure are well known, but the focus on intense exercise is new. After reviewing the study, … Read More