Get your child moving with plenty of heart-healthy exercise using these tips and suggestions from a Q&A with a pediatric cardiologist.
Treadmills are easy to operate, their settings can be changed to add variety to your walks or runs, and they are safer than navigating snowy streets and dodging cars and potholes.
If you’ve hit a weight plateau, exercise can help you torch extra calories and reduce stress on your heart and blood vessels. But make sure your goal is realistic — and sustainable.
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.
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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