In the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day. Read more to learn about these holidays and observances and get tips for how to celebrate. Valentine’s Day On February 14th of each year, we celebrate Valentine’s Day. We have all seen the modern love-themed cards, pink hearts, and candy… Continue Reading Celebrating February: Black History Month, American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day!
Ever wonder why we use the term “cardio” when talking about exercise? Cardio is short for cardiovascular exercise, which we now call aerobic exercise or activity. We call it cardiovascular exercise because of how these types of activities affect cardiorespiratory fitness, which is how well your heart, lungs, and muscles function during activity. Having good… Continue Reading Move More for Strong Hearts
Valentines Day isn’t the only holiday in February. It’s also American Heart Month, which helps raise awareness of heart disease and prevention. Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in America, we should all be interested in healthy lifestyle choices we can make to protect our hearts. Thankfully, showing your heart some love… Continue Reading Show Your Heart Some Love by Eating Smart and Moving More