A UVA Heart & Vascular Center Initiative

The more you move, the healthier your heart! No matter your age or your fitness level, we can help you incorporate exercise into your everyday. Learn how to maximize your workout, target specific areas, overcome health hurdles and more! With tips, tricks and advice from our experts, we’ll help you stay motivated and make fitness fun.

Get the Most Out of Your Hike

Posted May 22, 2018

Looking to get fit while enjoying the great outdoors? Hiking, trail walking and trail running are excellent cardiovascular and muscle-building workouts—with some added bonuses. Hitting the trails… Read More

What Moves You?

Posted January 30, 2018

Are you inspired by your active parents? Setting your sights on bathing suit season? Determined to set a good example for your kids? What motivates you… Read More

What’s Your Exercise Personality?

Posted January 30, 2018

We all need exercise, but there is no one-size-fits-all workout. Your hot yoga class may be your BFF’s worst nightmare. Her treadmill routine may leave you… Read More

Be Fit at 50 and Beyond

Posted January 29, 2018

It’s never too late to start — or restart — a fitness program. The truth is, the fastest-growing segment of the gym-going population is actually over… Read More

Make Fitness Fun

Posted January 29, 2018

5 playground-style exercises to keep you in shape

Staying fit doesn’t have to mean clocking hours at the gym. As long as you’re moving your body, getting… Read More

5 Fitness Myths Exposed

Posted October 31, 2017

There’s a ton of misinformation out there about the best ways to achieve your fitness goals. To help you sort through the muck, we’ve clarified some… Read More

Work Out On the Go with Resistance Bands

Posted September 19, 2017

Resistance bands are one of the most affordable and portable exercise tools. They can help to increase your coordination and flexibility, isolate and strengthen specific muscle… Read More