Recently the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology changed the guidelines for blood pressure, stating that anything higher than 130/80, instead of 140/80, will be considered hypertension or "high blood pressure." With the new definition, millions more Americans (46 percent of the adult population) will now be diagnosed with high blood pressure.
Lauren Boleen, PA, discusses simple things you can do at home to help keep your blood pressure at a healthy level in the video below:
Strength training is shown to have a number of health benefits.
Battle Ropes work the whole body while moving weighted ropes in wave like motions with the arms.
Here in southwest Michigan people of all ages can participate in recreational soccer leagues year round.
Learn to fly, and do many other yoga poses, on the aerial yoga hammocks available at The Collective.
A fall favorite of many is finding their way through a maze of corn. Although corn mazes are often seen as a recreational activity for the whole family, it provides a great opportunity to get those extra steps in without even realizing you’re working out.
Training at Crossfit Tides creates a bond among members that is authentic and real. Being held accountable, constantly improving, and growing are all things they do together.
Six of Michigan’s leading health systems have come together to form a clinically integrated network designed to deliver high-quality, cost-effective healthcare and improve the health of residents across the state.
Spectrum Health Lakeland was named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by IBM Watson Health™.