5 Tips for a Healthier Heart

5 Tips for a healthier Heart February:  American Heart Month Tip 1:  Give up smoking!  I know, it's a tough one.  It is one of the few alterable risk factors and a great way to improve your lifestyle.  Get some support, make a decision, and do it. Tip 2:  Walk more.  EVERYWHERE.  Take the stairs, park farther away, take a walk during your break - every step counts! Tip 3:  Eat less crap.  You heard me - clean up your meals and cut out the crap - the fast food, sweets, soda, etc.  You'll thank me when you make it to 75 :) Tip 4:  Get to the gym.  Strength training is a key factor in having a healthy heart.  Get in 2-4 good weight workouts per week. Tip 5:  Let it go.  That's right...  when your co-worker says or does something really stupid or you get caught off in traffic - let it go.  It isn't worth the stress you are putting on your heart! Fit...
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Day 24: Jack LaLanne, a True Inspiration

Day 24:  Jack LaLanne, a True Inspiration "The Godfather of Fitness" has passed away at 96 on January 23, 2011. Jack LaLanne was inspired at an early age to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and turned his life around from being a juvenile delinquent to become our leading Fitness Guru of all time.  Blazing a trail pretty much unheard of in the early 1930's, Jack explored weight lifting, chiropractic studies and body building.  He opened the first health club in Oakland, CA in 1936. Jack has had a legion of followers since his beginning and became known for his incredible strength and endurance.  He became legendary for his creation for our most popular gym equipment to date - the leg extension and pulley cable machines. One of the strongest voices in Fitness, Jack LaLanne, spread his word for over 70 years.  As a long time advocate, Jack has helped millions improve the quality of their lives with his no nonsense, straight forward approach to fitness. ...
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