My first heart rate monitor changed the way I worked out. I absolutely love making my workouts more efficient and I finally understand my heart rate zones. Plus, I saw instant results with my endurance. After testing the Polar FT7, I know that a heart rate monitor is a must on my fitness gadgetry list!
Let’s be clear, the most common reason for dying is heart disease. New government statistics are out – the major cause of death, bigger than all forms of cancer combined, is heart disease. So, take care of your heart! Easier said than done.
February may be all about candy hearts for some folks, but this month is also about a much more important heart—the one in your chest. It’s American Heart Month, and all month long you’ll see health conscious organizations, like Anytime Fitness, focus on ways to bring awareness to heart disease, which is still the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S.
Chocolates, a romantic dinner, sweets for your sweet – these are all the typical thoughts that come to mind when planning an ideal Valentine’s Day. While these options may be high on romance, they won’t do any favors for your waistline or health. This year, why not plan a fit and fun outing with your significant other?
Much of our time in the weight room is spent working on our muscles. And while we look good and feel good with our 6-pack abs, toned arms and shapely legs, the most important muscle to exercise is the heart.
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