Staying Fit Tips

Pool Cardio Tips

We’re deep in the middle of Colorado’s summer and staying consistent with your workout routine is essential. We understand that sometimes those high temperatures leave you checking everything but working out off your to-do list. May we suggest taking your cardio to the pool when the mercury rises. It keeps you cool and lets you get a phenomenal full-body workout in without overheating. But if... Read More

Colorado Heart Healthy Summer Hikes

We’re heading into summer and in the Front Range, that means it’s a great time to revisit your exercise plan and incorporate some healthy outdoor options to keep your heart health at the front of your personal health priority list while enjoying all the beautiful scenery Colorado has to offer. Hiking is, as you would imagine, a wildly popular pastime in this state. If you... Read More

Can I Exercise with AFib?

Exercising with AFib Living with atrial fibrillation can be difficult. Even once normal rhythm is restored either through medication, ablation, or other procedures, patients are weary of resuming an exercise program. However, exercise is something you can do with AFib. In fact, exercise may help reduce AFib episodes as well as strengthen your heart. Exercises with Atrial Fibrillation Before you do any exercise program, please... Read More

Heart Healthy Exercise Options

Summer is the time when all those ads about beach bodies and getting fit for the bikini pop up. While exercising solely for an aesthetic goal is not the approach we’d recommend you take, it’s worth considering what exercise regiment might do your heart some good as temperatures rise and summer adventures await! If you’re not sure what exercises might be good for you to... Read More

pool workout

Getting a Workout in the Pool

Heart Healthy Pool Workout It’s that time of year where running every afternoon results in entirely too much sweat, but taking to the treadmill in the gym seems like such a shame with the beautiful Colorado summer weather. So when it’s time to get your cardio on in the dog days of the season, where do you turn? If you’ve never tried a pool workout,... Read More

14er Training: Getting in Shape

Summer is upon us in the Rocky Mountains, which means those stunningly high peaks are starting to call our names once again. Home to an impressive number of 14,000-foot summits, Colorado is great for the adventure-minded and those who want to push themselves physically. As wonderful an experience as making it to the top of can be, it requires good 14er training with serious fitness... Read More

Get Ready for the Heart Walk

Heart Walk 2017 is Here! June 10th is fast approaching! Which means it is time for the annual Heart Walk with the American Heart Association . The walk will take place at Denver’s Mile High Stadium and is sure to be a good time, while also helping battle and reverse heart disease and stroke. If you are walking, thank you and we are very happy you... Read More

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Another new year is now upon us. And, if you are like a lot of people, you may have made a New Year’s Resolution or two. And, more than likely, some of those may have to do with your health. In fact, the vast majority of resolutions are around leading a healthier lifestyle or losing weight. As your heart doctors, we fully endorse such resolutions.... Read More

What is Tai Chi?

When it comes to what causes heart disease, we all know that staying active is important. One way to stay active is through Tai Chi. For our patients, we have found it helps them with both mind and body as it helps reduce stress, increase balance and focus.  It also increases strength, flexibility and aerobic conditioning. In fact, we offer Tai Chi classes with our... Read More

Benefits of Zumba

Zumba For Heart Health

Zumba has been around awhile, but it continues to be one of the most popular exercise programs out there. In fact, here at South Denver Cardiology, we offer Zumba classes as they provide our patients a way to help lower bad cholesterol, reduce blood pressure and help keep them fit. After all, when it comes to what causes heart disease, we all know that cholesterol,... Read More