The life-saving power of AEDs: automatic external defibrillators
With CPR and an automated external defibrillator (AED), you can help save a life in a cardiac arrest. Learn how easy it is to use one.
CPR guide: How to perform CPR
CPR is a life-saving skill that can be used in emergency situations such as a cardiac arrest.
Things people say about exercise that aren’t true
Here are nine common misconceptions about exercise and what research actually tells us.
Do we really need to walk 10,000 steps a day?
A target of 10,000 steps a day is often recommended, and it has been shown to improve heart health. Find out where this number came from and how to achieve it.
How do I improve my motivation to exercise when I really hate it? 10 science-backed tips
If you dislike exercising, as many do, find out how to overcome this to gain the life-saving benefits of getting the body moving.
3 simple things to take care of your heart health
Your heart health is one thing you can keep an eye on together with your doctor. Here are three simple things you can do to take care of it.
12 ways to finally achieve your most elusive goals
Setting goals that are “SMART” – specific, measurable, achievable, relevant (to you) and time-bound – is one of the best ways to stick to a resolution. Here's how.
Hydration and your heart
Proper hydration is essential for your heart, especially after exercising. Staying well hydrated helps your heart do its job and more easily pump blood through the blood vessels to your muscles. This in turn helps your muscles work more effectively.
Should you really use your smartwatch or fitness wearable to monitor your heart?
Wearable devices that can record your pulse can be handy for tracking your fitness – but can you really use them to monitor for an irregular heartbeat?