Heart-Healthy Nutrition We’re still celebrating heart health this month at Grand Fitness! Although maintaining an active lifestyle with regular exercise is vital for cardio health, another critical component to your overall success is nutrition and daily diet. We have come up with a few simple steps that you can incorporate into your everyday life to stay mindful of your choices and improve your heart health. Eat more fruits and vegetables, as they are full of vital micronutrients, low in calories, and rich in dietary fiber. These choices also contain substances that
Exercise and Heart Health February is the perfect month to showcase red, a color of passion and vibrance. Another reason that might not come to mind immediately is the connection to our heart health. At Grand Fitness, we’re focusing on how exercise and healthy lifestyle choices positively affect the heart. The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes per week of vigorous aerobic activity or a combination of both. Regular exercise helps combat high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes, and many other chronic diseases.
Traditionally, Thanksgiving is the ultimate cheat day, but according to our director of personal training, Renee Barnhill, Thanksgiving can and should be a time to focus on what is most important: friends, family, and fitness.