Thursday, January 31, 2013

Kick Off February - Wear RED

Friday, February 1st is National Wear RED Day- click here for details  

Love your Heart!  Here are a few ways to live a longer, stronger life:

1: Be Active and get moving!  The American Heart Association recommends at least 30 minutes a day of moderate to vigorous physical activity.  Studies show that for every hour of walking you may increase your life expectancy by two hours.

2: Quit Smoking! Click here to learn about how the Amercian Heart Association can help and quit today. 

3: Eat healthy! click here to visit the American Heart Association online nutrition website where you'll find help getting started on a healthy diet as well as recipes, shopping tips and cookbooks.

4: Manage those stress levels!  Laughter is one of the best medicines for stress management and there are lots of others too.  Click here for more resources on fighting stress with healthy habits.

5: Manage your weight!  Burn more calories than you take in.  Learn about your body mass index and why it matters here on the American Heart Assocation website.

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