Take a Beat on heart health this month

The new year is the perfect time to take a look at your ticker and improve your habits. We challenge readers to take a few key steps that can impact their overall heart health in observance of American Heart Month.  “It is never too early to focus on cardiovascular health,” [...]

2023-08-29T15:16:53-04:00February 27th, 2023|

June is Men’s Health Month

OK, guys.  This month is for you. The month of June features a special focus on Men’s Health.  A good reminder for men to pay attention to health signals and age-adjusted concerns.  Guys, a little attention goes a long way—especially when it comes to providing yourselves with the best opportunity [...]

2023-09-06T18:14:47-04:00June 1st, 2022|

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

It’s been called a “silent killer” with good reason.  And good reason why the month of May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) defines high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, as blood pressure that is higher than normal.  Left untreated, it can [...]

2023-06-12T17:31:23-04:00May 23rd, 2022|

How Sports Physicals Can Improve Child Safety in Sports

Regular physical activity is an important part of health for all children. A sports physical is a comprehensive physical exam done by a doctor. If you schedule one at Brevard Health Alliance, you can expect the following. A Complete Evaluation The primary goal of a sports physical is to identify [...]

2022-08-03T17:09:57-04:00October 28th, 2021|

How Much Cardio is Enough?

Whether you want to improve your health, get fit, or lose some weight, exercise is going to be part of your plan, and when you start exercising, you’re going to hear the term, “cardio.” Cardio exercise is a type of activity that gets your heart rate up into the target [...]

2022-10-28T10:07:06-04:00July 11th, 2017|

Exercising the Proper Way In the Heat

Regular exercise is a part of more and more lives for people.  It is turning into something many look forward to as doing their part to care for their health.  One destination popular with exercisers is getting physical in the great outdoors.  Many people love the freedom and mood lift [...]

2017-06-19T08:20:30-04:00June 19th, 2017|

How To Move More During Your Work Day

It is official; no one needs convincing on how important exercise is to their life.  The bigger problem has always been finding time to exercise.  With life so busy, people struggle trying to find time to exercise and take better care of their health.  For many, after working all day [...]

2023-01-06T13:32:17-05:00May 11th, 2017|

May is National Physical Fitness Month!

Did you know that May is National Physical Fitness Month? Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active. [...]

2023-05-15T13:36:19-04:00May 12th, 2016|

At Home Exercises for Everyone

Getting healthier doesn’t have to involve a bunch of money or time spent toward a gym membership. Anyone can work out inside their home and achieve great results matched with a healthy diet, dedication, and motivation toward a goal. Today we’ll explore some of the great workouts you can do [...]

2022-03-11T13:32:03-05:00March 7th, 2016|
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