risk of heart disease Archives

Valley Employers ‘Start!’ To Get The Healthy Recognition They Deserve

START! is a campaign designed to get people moving. - AZ Business Magazine Jan/Feb 2011

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in Phoenix, the state of Arizona and the rest of the U.S. And physical inactivity doubles the risk of developing heart disease. This is a scary thought when you realize that many of us spend most of our waking hours sitting behind our desks at work. But, the… Read More →

Our Culture Of Physical Inactivity Is Killing Us

Cardiovascular disease is our nation’s No.1 killer. Physical inactivity significantly increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. Seventy percent of Americans don’t get enough exercise, blaming lack of time and lack of motivation. People need help People are less active due to technology, transportation, etc. Sedentary jobs have increased 83 percent since 1950. Almost… Read More →