Use this plan to help you go from the couch to running (or briskly walking) a 5k race of your choice with less than 3 months of training time.
Q: “Some of the healthiest people I know are runners. I’ve never been much of an exerciser, but I’ve decided that I want to be more like them. To get myself motivated, I’ve committed to running a 5K three months from now. What’s your advice for going from zero to 5K in 12 weeks?”
The digital marketplace now offers an abundance of health and diet management tools, from websites to monitor your weight to smart phone apps that allow you to take a picture of your food and get an instant calorie count.
The risk factors for cardiovascular disease and heart attack can be both obvious and hidden.– By James Beckerman, M.D., cardiologist
Lifestyle changes that will help you reduce your chance of heart attack or stroke.
It is always important to consult with your physician before starting an exercise program. This is particularly true if any of the following apply to your current medical condition:
Following are common questions about the relationship of nutrition to heart health, answered by Valerie Edwards, M.S., R.D., L.D., outpatient nutrition therapist, Providence Nutrition Services.
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