Staying Fit Tips

Fitness Tracker Benefits

Fitness Tracker Benefits: The What and Why

As you know, keeping fit is part of keeping your heart and cardiovascular system healthy. Our Denver heart doctors highly recommend diet and exercise to our patients and setting up individual physical goals. To that end, you may have heard or read about fitness trackers. You may even have friends or family that wear them. But, you could be wondering what exactly they are used... Read More

Great winter workout tips - South Denver Cardiology

Great Winter Workout Tips

Keeping fit and active is always a little more difficult in the winter. In fact, a survey of 5,000 people found that 30% get no exercise at all in the winter. Even in Colorado where we have access to plenty of winter activities, the idea of winter workouts makes many want to run and duck under the covers. But as your Denver cardiology team of... Read More

Ways to Stay Fit During the Holidays - South Denver Cardiology

Ways to Stay Fit During the Holidays

For many people, staying fit during the holidays can be a real challenge. Not only does it become colder and wetter outside, but it becomes more delicious inside, with big holiday meals abound. Some people even go as far as giving up on fitness during this time, postponing exercise until the time for New Year’s Resolutions. But South Denver Cardiology knows that you don’t have... Read More

Make Every Movement Count - South Denver Cardiology

Make Every Movement Count

In our busy lives, it’s often easy to let our personal health fall by the wayside. When asked about what causes heart disease, one of the leading factors is keeping active. Staying active and fit is key to a healthy life, so it’s important to make time to get moving, even if your schedule is packed. With so much to do and so little time,... Read More

Tips for Climbing a 14er – High Altitude Fitness!

Colorado is famous for its mountains above all else. While there are many great ways to enjoy Colorado’s peaks including leisurely strolls, camping, skiing, and scenic drives, one of the most exciting and adventurous ways to enjoy Colorado’s beautiful mountains is by climbing them. Colorado has 58 peaks over 14,000 feet high and there are more than 140 different hiking routes. Climbing a 14er is... Read More

Heart Health Benefits of Golf - South Denver Cardiology

Heart Health Benefits of Golf

This summer, enjoy one of the season’s greatest games: golf! This country club classic is always a hit with friends. It’s a great way to keep you heart healthy, stay active, and enjoy some socializing. Here are some of the key benefits: Low-key cardio: if you’re not someone who loves to sweat it out at the gym, but wants to stay fit, golf can be... Read More

Benefits of kettlebell training - South Denver Cardiology

Benefits of Kettlebell Training

Staying in shape can take many different forms, and we offer many classes so you can find the one that’s right for you. From running to swimming, yoga to spin class, there are many ways to get your heart pumping. Cardiovascular exercise is important to your health and longevity. That’s why it’s important to find an exercise style that works for you. You may find running... Read More

Healthy Heart with Yoga and Tai Chi - South Denver Cardiology

Healthy Heart with Yoga and Tai Chi

We all know that staying fit is an important part of being healthy. Getting your heart rate up regularly is really important to maintain your cardiovascular strength. However, other types of exercise can be very helpful, as well. That’s why exercise is a critical aspect of our individual weight management program. Yoga and tai chi have numerous health benefits that can help you feel better—in... Read More

Go Red for Women Month

Go Red for Women Month! Stay Active, Even at a Desk Job!

Did you know that 1 in 3 women die of heart disease or stroke, making it the biggest killer of women? February is Go Red For Women month, which aims to spread awareness and encourage healthy living. February 6th is national wear red day, so don’t forget to break out your best red to support cardiovascular health awareness this month! Learn about heart attack symptoms... Read More

Colorado Heart Health

Colorado Heart Health: High Altitude Crossfit Training

When we look at what causes heart disease, we often see a direct correlation to diet and exercise. We also know that with many exercise programs, it is easy to fall into the same dull routine. But, a new program is rapidly gaining in popularity called CrossFit. Known for its heavy-duty routines that combine cardiovascular with aerobic exercise, CrossFit is sweeping the nation. And at... Read More