A UVA Heart & Vascular Center Initiative

Perk up with Pilates

Posted March 20, 2014

Pilates’ unique benefits can help you move, live better
What is Pilates? This mind-body exercise evolved from the rehabilitation techniques of Joseph Pilates. One of its defining… Read More


Heart-Happy Trails

Posted October 15, 2012

Great local hikes and steps to get prepared
Is there a difference between hiking and walking? Not really. Hiking is simply walking on a footpath, whether on… Read More


Yoga Your Way

Posted August 14, 2012

According to the 2014 “Yoga in America” study, more than 20 million adults in the United States practice yoga, and that number… Read More


Seasonal Stress

Posted December 03, 2010

Heart Health over the Holidays


The holidays are a time for gathering with family and friends, festive parties and gift giving. But the holidays… Read More


Exercise Tips for Diabetics

Posted November 05, 2010

Get the Facts So You Can Get Moving Safely

The benefits of regular exercise should be motivation enough to get us moving. It improves cardiovascular… Read More


Add Some Kick to Your Routine

Posted August 06, 2010

Try kickboxing for a total body workout
Kickboxing is a total body workout that totally kicks butt! It can increase your stamina, flexibility and strength. You’ll also… Read More