Tag Archives: ‘heart

New cholesterol guidelines for heart health: What you need to know

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. A group of physicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the American Heart Association have released updated guidelines on managing cholesterol to minimize the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death. The new guidelines advocate for more aggressive treatment with statin therapy and getting LDL… Read More »

Stanford, Apple describe heart study with over 400,000 participants

which is characterized by an irregular heartbeat, often remains hidden because many people don’t experience symptoms. Atrial fibrillation can increase the risk of stroke and heart failure. A paper published online Nov. 1 in the American Heart Journal describes the design of this unique clinical trial, the largest screening study on atrial fibrillation ever done. Enrollment, which was… Read More »

Use Max Heart Rate Training to Maximize Your Fitness Results Posted By : Trina Rowe

Want to get the most out of your cardiovascular training program? Don’t just train harder, train smarter with max heart rate training. Knowing your max heart rate and working within targeted heart rate zones is the way to get the most out of your training, bar none. I recommend investing in a heart rate monitor… Read More »