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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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Get Ready for the Heart Walk

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Heart Walk 2017 is Here! June 10th is fast approaching! Which means it is time for the annual Heart Walk with the American Heart Association . The walk will take place at Denver’s Mile High Stadium and is sure to be a good time, while also helping battle and reverse heart disease and stroke. If you…

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Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

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Another new year is now upon us. And, if you are like a lot of people, you may have made a New Year’s Resolution or two. And, more than likely, some of those may have to do with your health. In fact, the vast majority of resolutions are around leading a healthier lifestyle or losing…

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What is Tai Chi?

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When it comes to what causes heart disease, we all know that staying active is important. One way to stay active is through Tai Chi. For our patients, we have found it helps them with both mind and body as it helps reduce stress, increase balance and focus.  It also increases strength, flexibility and aerobic…

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Zumba For Heart Health

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Zumba has been around awhile, but it continues to be one of the most popular exercise programs out there. In fact, here at South Denver Cardiology, we offer Zumba classes as they provide our patients a way to help lower bad cholesterol, reduce blood pressure and help keep them fit. After all, when it comes…

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Strength Building Exercises Without Equipment

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As your leading Denver heart doctor group, you will always hear us stressing to patients the importance of a healthy diet and exercise. Those are the best ways to keep you heart healthy and stave off heart disease. Part of a good exercise program incorporates strength building. Today we will show your some strength building exercises…

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Fitness Tracker Benefits: The What and Why

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As you know, keeping fit is part of keeping your heart and cardiovascular system healthy. Our Denver heart doctors highly recommend diet and exercise to our patients and setting up individual physical goals. To that end, you may have heard or read about fitness trackers. You may even have friends or family that wear them.…

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Great Winter Workout Tips

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Keeping fit and active is always a little more difficult in the winter. In fact, a survey of 5,000 people found that 30% get no exercise at all in the winter. Even in Colorado where we have access to plenty of winter activities, the idea of winter workouts makes many want to run and duck…

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Ways to Stay Fit During the Holidays

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For many people, staying fit during the holidays can be a real challenge. Not only does it become colder and wetter outside, but it becomes more delicious inside, with big holiday meals abound. Some people even go as far as giving up on fitness during this time, postponing exercise until the time for New Year’s…

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Make Every Movement Count

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In our busy lives, it’s often easy to let our personal health fall by the wayside. When asked about what causes heart disease, one of the leading factors is keeping active. Staying active and fit is key to a healthy life, so it’s important to make time to get moving, even if your schedule is…

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