5 Autumn Apple Recipes

An apple a day is surely good for your health and fall is a great time to start incorporating them into your meals! The orchards in New Jersey have their apples ready to be picked and picking your own can even be a great form of exercise. While you’re lugging your basket of apples to your car, you may be [...]

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Ways To Get Active This Fall

Summer memories are fading away as the leaves start to change, temperatures are forecasted to drop, and fall is on the horizon! There are plenty of ways to incorporate fun autumn activities into your work out routine. Just because you’re exercising, doesn’t mean it can’t be exciting! Check out these 5 ways to get active this fall: Hike to see [...]

By |September 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Take Small Steps to Make a Big Difference at Southern NJ Fall Heart Walk

From left: Kimberly Hummel, Vicky King Small steps—both the kind we take and the kind we make—lead to big gains. At the Southern New Jersey Fall Heart Walk, we will be creating healthier communities and supporting lifesaving research by putting one foot in front of the other and walking! The Walk will be held on October 27 at [...]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Getting Back into a Fitness Routine after Vacation

by Kate Edmondson, Guest Blogger You know what the best part of Summer is? A vacation. The food, the treats, dare I say the wine - a vacation is a splurge in all senses of the word. If you are not splurging, are you even vacationing? Coming home after time away may have you realizing you splurged a little too [...]

By |August 23rd, 2018|Categories: healthy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Become a Heart Walk Hero at the Central New Jersey Heart Walk

This fall, we will be creating healthier communities and supporting lifesaving research by putting one foot in front of the other and walking! The Central New Jersey Heart Walk will be held on October 6 at Arm & Hammer Park, home of the Trenton Thunder in Trenton, NJ. Join us and become a Heart Walk hero. By donating and participating [...]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips For Staying Stress Free During Back To School

As the summer winds down, back to school season picks up speed. There are backpacks to be bought, homework to be finished, supplies to be stocked, and healthy lunches to plan! Back to school time can be stressful for the whole family, check out these tips to keep your head cool and your heart healthy during this hectic time. Make [...]

By |August 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Road Trip Exercises to Stay Active on Vacation

Summer is a great time for taking a road trip.  But road trips can also mean unhealthy snacks, fast food stops and long periods of sitting still. So, is it possible to stay healthy on the go?  With a few tweaks to your packing and planning, any road trip can be more active! Check out these 5 road trip exercises [...]

By |August 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Safety Tips For Summer Concert Goers!

Whether you’re a fan of country, rock, hip hop, or all of the above – chances are you will probably be attending a concert this summer. Summer is the perfect time to jam to your favorite bands outdoors with all of your friends! Music is good for your soul, but also good for your heart! Studies have shown that upbeat [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Jersey Will Be Heartwalking this Fall

The American Heart Association is gearing up for our Fall Heart Walk season, creating healthier communities by getting people moving more!  Walking is one of the easiest ways to get active and stay active.  But we’re not just walking, we’re Heartwalking! Join us this Fall at one of five Heart Walks across New Jersey. Each Heart Walk is led by [...]

By |August 10th, 2018|Categories: Heart Walk|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Enjoying Summer Produce

In New Jersey, we often pass by farmer’s stands, corn fields, and farms that house delicious fresh Jersey produce! Summer brings an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables to grocery stores, farmers’ markets and local gardens. That means more opportunities to add tasty and heart-healthy foods to your everyday meals! The American Heart Association recommends at least 4.5 cups per [...]

By |August 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments