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10 Tips to Get Heart Smart

By Dr. Paul Palmer, a plant-based nutrition consultant Have a change of heart this Heart Awareness Month and make small but significant adjustments for a healthy and happy life. Remember when doctors prescribed “healthy” cigarettes and smoking as a something that was “good for you”? Luckily, much has changed over the last few decades. Preventative care is fast becoming an ...

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Exercise for heart health

Working out does more than just improve your outward appearance; it also improves your health, particularly that of your cardiorespiratory system

Working out does more than just improve your outward appearance; it also improves your health, particularly that of your cardiorespiratory system.

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Your Heart Knows How to Get Fit

Your heart knows how to get fit.

The reason why it is important to know your heart rate while exercising is that it indicates your current effort level and available work capacity, and it provides information about how close you are working to your aerobic and anaerobic thresholds.

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Breaking Through Fitness Plateaus

Breaking through fitness plateaus

Our bodies are truly extraordinary organisms. They have an amazing ability to adapt quite quickly to any new stimulus. However, thanks to this ability, if you don't vary or change that same stimulus regularly your body will stop adapting, which is when you can reach that dreaded plateau.

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