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From NPR: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts that are 30 years younger

We knew this already (why Fitsys is working here) but NPR recently highlighted a study at the Human Performance Laboratory at Ball State University,in Muncie Indiana, headed by exercise physiologist Scott Trappe. Trappe is among the first to study the enticing new population of lifelong exercisers. While this focus is on seniors who have continually exercised in [...]

By | 2019-04-05T12:20:29+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Wellness|0 Comments

A New Definition of High Blood Pressure

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association recently released (November 2017) an update to blood pressure guidelines, last published in 2013. The guidelines now state that normal blood pressure is under 120/80, whereas prior to the new guidelines, “normal” was under 140/90.  What this means is many people who were considered “normal” before this [...]

By | 2018-06-07T15:40:08+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Wellness|0 Comments