You are here: Home

Search results

16 items matching your search terms.
Filter the results.
Item type

New items since

Sort by relevance · date (newest first) · alphabetically
Journal EntryKnow your cholesterol numbers
Do you know what your HDL and LDL numbers are?
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal EntryMonitor your physical performance using your heart rate
Your heart is the key to effective training. Learn how to monitor it during exercise to achieve the optimum results from your training program.
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal EntryYour Body Mass Index – know what it is
The Body Mass Index is an estimate of body fat—and a tool to help you evaluate your health status.
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal EntryUnderstanding the risk of metabolic syndrome
High blood pressure, extra fat around your waist, high cholesterol levels, and type 2 diabetes are separate health risk factors, but collectively these conditions will increase your risk for metabolic syndrome and increase your chance of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Read what you can do to help decrease your risk.
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal EntrySolid fats vs. oils
Solid fats vs. oils can make a difference in the overall makeup of a healthy diet, and choosing unsaturated oils can help lower blood cholesterol.
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal Entry C headerIs 10,000 steps/day enough?
For years, the question has been debated whether 10,000 steps a day are enough to result in health benefits.
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal EntryMake a cardio comeback for optimal performance
Cardiovascular endurance is important for your everyday activities as well as more important military duties and tasks, but you need to use it or you’ll lose it! HPRC offers ideas on how to get it back.
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal EntryThink you know everything about cardio (aerobic) exercise?
Cardiovascular (aerobic) exercise is a key component of health-related fitness and should be included in every balanced exercise program. Training results in a stronger, more efficient heart, which is essential to improve fitness and prevent disease.
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal Entry image/x-jgThe electrocardiogram (ECG): Matters of the heart
An ECG screening could be part of pre-participation screenings in the future.
Located in HPRC Blog
Journal EntryRunning a marathon can affect your heart is reporting on a new study that suggests that running a marathon can damage your heart, with more than half of the segments in the heart's main pumping chamber typically functioning a little under par during the race.
Located in HPRC Blog