Warm up and cool down vital to exercise plan

By Meagan Kline
030413 WarmUpCoolDown WEB

Warming up and cooling down pre- and post-exercise are important steps that far too many people forget, or just don’t do. A good warm up and a proper cool down can increase the effectiveness of your exercise session, and help your muscles not hurt quite as bad the next day.

Ask the Expert - Common Myths of Heart Disease Webcast

By Author
John 20Day 20Ask 20the 20Expert 20Webcast

John Day, MD, cardiologist with the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center, has compiled a list of common myths he has encountered during his years in practice. Join him on Friday, August 9 at 12 p.m. (MST) for a live Ask the Expert webcast to address these common myths.​

Start the week off with a healthy snack

By Kary Woodruff
040913 Fruit bowl for teachers WEB

What type of snacks would you find in your breakroom at work? Would it be cookies? Crackers? A bowl of candy? One principal has committed to leaving a bowl of fruit in her school's breakroom each Monday so the teachers can start their week off right. Here's another tip for eating more heart-healthy.

Principals share their favorite way to exercise

By Author
041813 Blueprint Blog Graphic WEB2

Everyone's day is a little different. Some spend all day at a computer. Others spend all day on their feet. For some, it's a mixed bag. But these principals know that moving is a great way to keep year heart healthy, and share their favorite way of getting some exercise throughout the day.