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Cardiovascular Fitness in the Pool

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Although it’s been slow in coming, the heat of summer is finally here in Denver. If you’re listening to your cardiologist, you’re trying to keep up regular exercise. You might have tried to keep comfortable by choosing the right time of day for your run, but it might not be enough. Instead, you’re looking for…

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Best Times of the Day to Exercise During the Summer

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One of the most common phrases you’ll hear from a cardiologist is “get regular exercise.” That’s because heart doctors know that very few things are better for your health than regular daily exercise. However, there are some times when it might be a good idea to shift your regular exercise routine around. Summer is one…

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Summer Hikes to Stay Active

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If you are looking for ways to stay active this summer, hiking is one of your best options. In addition to offering great health benefits, it gives you the opportunity to enjoy some of the spectacular scenery Colorado has to offer. Even if you’ve never been a hiker before, it’s never too late to start.…

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Squeezing in Winter Workouts

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Working out when the temperatures are cold and the weather turns wintry is pretty much the last thing a lot of us want to do. This time of year, it seems far more attractive to stay cozied up under blankets than it does to get out there and stay active. However, cardiovascular health doesn’t take…

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Pool Cardio Tips

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We’re deep in the middle of Colorado’s summer and staying consistent with your workout routine is essential. We understand that sometimes those high temperatures leave you checking everything but working out off your to-do list. May we suggest taking your cardio to the pool when the mercury rises. It keeps you cool and lets you…

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Colorado Heart Healthy Summer Hikes

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We’re heading into summer and in the Front Range, that means it’s a great time to revisit your exercise plan and incorporate some healthy outdoor options to keep your heart health at the front of your personal health priority list while enjoying all the beautiful scenery Colorado has to offer. Hiking is, as you would…

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Can I Exercise with AFib?

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Exercising with AFib Living with atrial fibrillation can be difficult. Even once normal rhythm is restored either through medication, ablation, or other procedures, patients are weary of resuming an exercise program. However, exercise is something you can do with AFib. In fact, exercise may help reduce AFib episodes as well as strengthen your heart. Exercises…

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Heart Healthy Exercise Options

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Summer is the time when all those ads about beach bodies and getting fit for the bikini pop up. While exercising solely for an aesthetic goal is not the approach we’d recommend you take, it’s worth considering what exercise regiment might do your heart some good as temperatures rise and summer adventures await! If you’re…

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Getting a Workout in the Pool

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Heart Healthy Pool Workout It’s that time of year where running every afternoon results in entirely too much sweat, but taking to the treadmill in the gym seems like such a shame with the beautiful Colorado summer weather. So when it’s time to get your cardio on in the dog days of the season, where…

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14er Training: Getting in Shape

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Summer is upon us in the Rocky Mountains, which means those stunningly high peaks are starting to call our names once again. Home to an impressive number of 14,000-foot summits, Colorado is great for the adventure-minded and those who want to push themselves physically. As wonderful an experience as making it to the top of…

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