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.

Spring Training Prevents Injury

Posted March 22, 2016

Spring is the season to dust off the golf clubs, pull out the tennis rackets and get ready for all of those outdoor activities you’ve been… Read More

Make Fitness Fun

Posted February 02, 2016

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

Give the Gift of Good Health

Posted December 07, 2015

Whether you have a sister who’s a fitness fanatic or a dad who is set in his sedentary ways, we have great gift ideas — both… Read More

Be Fit at 50 and Beyond

Posted October 12, 2015

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

Get Fit While You Garden

Posted May 11, 2015

If your Mother’s Day wish list included some quality time playing in the dirt, then we’ve got some good news for you. All of that digging,… Read More

Back-Friendly Ab Workouts

Posted April 20, 2015

Your typical abdominal and core-strengthening exercises can be painful when your back is injured or strained. Some ab exercises, if not done properly, can even cause… Read More

Boost Your Metabolism

Posted March 02, 2015

Metabolism is the way your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. While everyone’s metabolism works the same way, the rate at… Read More