NEWS&VIEWS by Jacqueline Bennett

Posts tagged “heart health

How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? … WALK

Posted on February 8, 2018

By: Jacqueline Bennett   How can you mend a broken heart? … WALK.   Walking is at the top of the American Heart Association’s recommendations to get and keep the ticker pumping. It is that time of year again, American Heart Month, and once again I am joining the call to get moving.   Let me reiterate from previous articles I’ve written an astounding fact; according to the AHA, “… 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle.”   That brings us to the famous Humpty Dumpty quote from Lewis Carroll’s The Looking Glass, “The question is, which is to be master – that’s all.” Literary scholars have debated its meaning for years so I’ll apply it in this…

Walk Until Your Heart’s Content – Start on National Wear Red Day – #GoRed

Posted on February 6, 2015

By: Jacqueline Bennett “I heard a bird sing in the dark of December. A magical thing And sweet to remember ‘We are closer to spring Than we were in September’ …” – from I Heard a Bird Sing by Oliver Herford.       If that poetic verse is true of December, it most certainly applies in the deep of a February winter, with feet of snow on the ground and more predicted to fall. Around this time of year, almost every popular women’s and health magazines arrive on the stands, or online, with springtime in sight, featuring articles about the benefits of walking which is recognized as an excellent activity for heart health.   What better time to begin to make fitness walking a way…