Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Weights for Heart Health

22nd February 2013

Most people realize that activities that get your heart pumping such as walking, running, biking, swimming, etc., are good for heart health. However, according to recent research, pumping iron also benefits the heart and offers protection from cardiovascular disease.

During cardio exercise, our efforts call upon the heart to fill with blood and pump it out to the working muscles. As a result, our hearts become stronger and more efficient.

During weight/resistance training, the heart…

Weights for Heart Health

22nd February 2013

Most people realize that activities that get your heart pumping such as walking, running, biking, swimming, etc., are good for heart health. However, according to recent research, pumping iron also benefits the heart and offers protection from cardiovascular disease.

During cardio exercise, our efforts call upon the heart to fill with blood and pump it out to the working muscles. As a result, our hearts become stronger and more efficient.

During weight/resistance training, the heart…

Robin has been a food writer and nutritionist since 1990 and she is the author of Robin Takes 5 and the bestselling cookbook Quick Fix Meals.  Her popular show, Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller aired on Food Network for 5 years and she has a weekly blog, Robin’s Healthy Take on www.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats

She has written nine books: Robin Takes 5 (Andrews McMeel, 2011), Robin Rescues Dinner (Potter, 2009), Robin to the Rescue (Taunton, 2008), Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller…