February 4, 2014
02/05/14 February is American Heart Month and Fitness Forum Sports and Wellness at the LifePlex is offering health screenings this week, through Friday, February 7th for better heart health. Take your first step to a healthy heart with at the Fitness Forum.
Every year, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year, 1 out of every deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women and costs the United States $ 312.6 billion each year.
The situation is alarming but there is good news, heart disease is preventable and controllable. Start by taking small steps every day to bring our loved ones and ourselves, closer to heart health. Come into Fitness Forum this week to receive a FREE waist to hip measurement and learn your risks for cardiovascular health during American Heart Month. Participants will learn their results and receive an explanation about their factors when they come in.