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People who have high cholesterol are putting themselves at an increased risk for heart disease. It’s important that people take action and schedule a cholesterol test to learn their numbers. If your cholesterol numbers are high, you can work with a doctor to take steps to manage...

You watched Super Bowl XLVII and came away highly impressed. Wow, two brothers coaching against each other in the Super Bowl. Joe Flacco’s remarkably steady play, Colin Kaepernick’s incredible athleticism, and the speed and power of the other players all left lasting impacts. Even Beyonce and...

There aren’t too many better things you could do for yourself today than to take a brisk walk. The American Heart Association recommends adults get a minimum of 30 minutes of cardio exercise at least three times a week. The good news is that you can...

Frigid temperatures and snow have pushed people in many parts of the country indoors this month. That can quickly lead to cabin fever and the winter blues. Here five tips to stay fit, and happy, during the winter months: 1. Exercise, exercise, exercise - Make sure you have...

The “five-minute plan” may be all you need to get motivated to exercise. If you’re too tired or unmotivated to work out, or both, give it a try for just five minutes. Even if you really don’t feel like exercising, start on the treadmill, elliptical machine, exercise...

How much exercise is enough? Of course there’s no single answer to this question, but many experts recommend exercising a minimum of at least 30 minutes a day at least three times a week. The American Diabetes Association recommends getting in even more exercise on its website:...

[caption id="attachment_2965" align="alignright" width="150" caption="LifeSpan TR 800-DT3 treadmill"][/caption][caption id="attachment_2963" align="alignright" width="150" caption="LifeSpan TR4000i treadmill"][/caption]LifeSpan Fitness treadmills are popular far and wide for combining quality with value in both residential and light-commercial models. The Utah-based company is known for using high-grade parts in its treadmills and innovation...

This is one of the worst cold and flu seasons in a long time, with many agencies actually running out of the flu vaccine. It’s prompted many people to ask this question: “What role does exercise play in helping to avoid getting sick?” And this is the...