Raising Awareness Even After Heart Month Ends

With February coming to a close, and all the Heart Month hype starting to die down, we wanted to take a moment to consider the reason behind Heart Month and how you can keep raising awareness and arming yourself with knowledge year round. Cardiac programs all across the country get excited and busy, busy, busy in February with all the events, fundraisers, and education surrounding... Read More

beat seasonal depression

How to Beat Seasonal Depression

It’s that time of year in Colorado where the winter starts to feel like it’s dragging on (and on, and on…). For some people, that’s a mild annoyance, but for others, it can spur real emotional and mental roadblocks that impede on normal life and zap you of your energy. If you’re struggling to feel like yourself, here are some things to consider to beat... Read More

Cardiac Stress Testing

What Is a Cardiac Stress Test?

If you’ve ever had any cardiac symptoms, or even if you haven’t, you’ve probably heard about Cardiac Stress Testing. It sounds a little daunting (doesn’t anything when you toss the word Cardiac in front of it?) but it’s really nothing to be worried about. Cardiac Stress Testing is a very common procedure used to help get a better picture of your heart health and help... Read More

The Perfect Heart Healthy Morning Shake

Say “Good morning” with the perfect heart-healthy shake! A heart-healthy diet is not only for lunch and dinner, it starts first thing in the morning. So why do so many people skip breakfast? Is it because “I don’t have time” or “I don’t feel like eating so early?” Or maybe you just grab a bowl of cereal because “It’s easy.”  Breakfast often gets low priority... Read More

Keeping Your Resolutions

Tips to Keep New Year Resolutions January’s coming to a close and you know what that means – a lot of people you know have probably already fallen off their resolution wagon. If you’re still holding on, or are ready to restart those big plans you have for the year, it’s not too late! Especially when it comes to healthy resolutions, many people find themselves... Read More

How to Lose that Extra Holiday Weight the Heart Healthy Way

Lose Holiday Weight: 4 Easy Tips The holiday season is coming to a close, and you may be wondering what the heck happened. Whether it was little indulgences that added up or a couple of all-out, no-holds-barred “cheat days,” if you’re looking at a new, larger waistline and trying to figure out what to do about it, here are some tips on how to lose... Read More

4 Ways to Set Health Resolutions That Actually Last

It’s officially here – the season of “New Year, New You” and resolutions and big plans for big changes in the next 365 days. One of the biggest categories in which people always plan on improving their lives every time New Year’s Eve rolls around is bettering their health and fitness. It’s a noble resolution and one definitely worth striving for, but where so many... Read More

Heart Healthy Holiday Drinks

Get Your Holiday Cheer on With These Healthy Holiday Sips

Heart Healthy Holiday Drinks The holiday season. It certainly has gained a reputation for indulgence. With all the rich foods, sugary sweets, and drinks, oh the drinks, it can be hard to stay committed to your heart health this time of year. Luckily, there are some ways to indulge without going overboard or throwing all those health and fitness goals away in the last part... Read More

Happy Retirement Planning

Heart Healthy Retirement Planning Tips In today’s world where the question often turns to when you’ll financially be ready to retire, it’s easy to overlook the fact that financial security, while important, does not guarantee your retired days will be carefree and happy. Preparing for a truly enjoyable retirement has to go beyond the number in your bank account at the end of the day.... Read More

5 Denver Restaurants That Are Actually Good for Your Heart

Heart Healthy Restaurants in Denver Denver has blossomed into a foodie city in recent years, and with so many delicious restaurants ranging across the full spectrum of fares to choose from, eating out can be a special treat. But when you’re watching your health, especially your heart health, it can be a little tricky to find the right cuisine without hurting all the efforts you’ve... Read More