How to Save Your Home Exercise Equipment Costs

If you are in the market for home exercise equipment to help prevent stroke and heart attack, you want to avoid paying more than you have to for it. To keep costs down, you will need to be a bit creative. Before you start looking at different models of exercise equipment, first take the time […]

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Which Rowing Machine Type is Right for You?

If you are looking for home gym equipment that can provide you with a total body workout, consider investing in a rowing machine. Not only can they provide you with an excellent cardio workout to help lower the risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke, but they also help you build muscle strength as […]

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Rent Exercise Equipment to Try Before You Buy

If you are interested in getting in shape at home but are unsure about buying a piece of exercise equipment for heart health, why don’t you consider renting instead? This option allows you to try before you buy to make sure that you will be happy with the one you are considering. Getting exercise equipment […]

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Home Exercise Equipment: Ab Machines

Ab machines are a popular piece of home exercise equipment. You are probably familiar with the television commercials for these products that promise rock-hard abs in just a few minutes a day. The idea of achieving those kinds of results with a minimal effort is certainly an attractive one. Unfortunately, it’s not realistic to think […]

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Ease into Your Spring Workout Schedule for Best Results

Spring has arrived, and for many people it triggers a desire to get (back) into shape. Warmer weather means that it’s easier to get outside to exercise, and with every passing day the summer and bathing suit season gets closer. If you have decided that now is the time to shape up and improve your […]

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Exercise Benefits Heart Transplant Patients

Exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle, and this is true for heart transplant patients as well as people who have not undergone surgery. A heart transplant patient can begin to start working with a physical therapist shortly after the surgery has been performed. Physical activity is important for people recovering from a heart transplant […]

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Daylight Saving Time Increases Risk of Heart Attack

Springing forward allows us to enjoy more daylight hours in the evening, but this annual practice also increases the risk of heart attack in the first few days immediately following the time change. Approximately one-quarter of the Earth’s population follows this shift in time twice a year. Daylight Saving Time for residents of most parts […]

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Spring Forward into Fitness: Inspect Your Home Gym Equipment

As the temperature outside warms up, we start to come out of our winter cocooning stage. Milder weather makes us start to focus on summer, and it’s only natural for us to think about whether we will be in shape for bathing suit season. Before you get back into your workout routine, take some time […]

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DASH Diet Helps to Reduce High Blood Pressure

Medications and exercise are strategies that can be used to help reduce high blood pressure. Diet also has a role to play in treating hypertension and prehypertension, and the DASH diet is an effective way to help lower blood pressure. Hypertension or high blood pressure is defined as systolic pressure of 140 or higher and  […]

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Natural Remedies for Lowering High Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association estimates that one in three adults in the United States has high blood pressure. Of the people living with this condition, approximately one-third don’t realize they have it. This condition is often referred to as the “Silent Killer,” since an individual can have hypertension without having symptoms or even realizing that […]

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