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July 14, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

You're never too old or young to worry about your heart health. We already know that heart rate and age correlate, but what habits can you take to keep your heart healthy? Ditch the unhealthy habits and minor bad decisions. Here's what you should start doing now to keep your heart healthy. Exercise, Exercise, Exercise You don't have to do intense cardio endurance exercises - unless you're into that of course. Any activity that gets your heart rate up will work, so it can be walking, running, swimming, dancing, or anything you're into! Just getting more steps into your day can have...

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June 09, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

Unless you're doing the same workout with someone twice your age and you're both checking your heart rate with a heart rate monitor, you probably won't realize that your numbers will be completely different. The research is clear that age affects heart rate, but how? See the relationship of heart rate and age below. Target Workout Heart Rate By Age It's known that your max heart rate decreases with age - regardless of your lifestyle or level of fitness. Your target heart rate is what matters first though, which should be between 50% and 85% percent of your maximum heart rate. The target...

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February 06, 2019 / Gina Gargiulo

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the 100+ cannabinoids found in cannabis. In recent years, researchers became more interested in the compounds and its therapeutic attributes. CBD doesn't produce the same "high" feeling associated with cannabis use, so don't worry. CBD oils are both a safe and effective option for patients. Here are some of the health benefits of CBD oil that many are unaware of. Pain Relief One of the most-known health benefits of CBD oil is its pain relieving effects. Apparently, CBD interacts with receptors in the brain and immune system to reduce inflammation and alleviate pain. This...

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October 17, 2018 / BVAccel Development

Did you know that a healthier heart can be just a few steps away? Taking a daily walk of 30 minutes or more has been shown to have many health benefits, including one important benefit for your heart. A simple daily walk is associated with a 19% reduction in heart disease risk. (1) Even if you don't have 30 minutes to go on a long walk,  you can get the same benefits when you get more total steps in your day. A 30-minute walk is equivalent to about 4,000 steps. You may already be getting 4,000 steps in your day and not...

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