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At Cooper Aerobics we challenge people to Get Cooperized™ by adopting a healthy living mindset to live better both sooner and later. The Cooperized lifestyle consists of eight healthy steps, developed by Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper.

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Defining Sedentary Behavior and Its Potential Health Risks


Man sitting at desk on an exercise ball

Cooper Clinic Cardiologist Nina Radford, MD, discusses sedentary behavior and current research on the potential health risks of sitting too much.

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Learn How You Can Relieve Overworked, Sore or Tense Muscles


Learn How You Can Relieve Overworked, Sore or Tense Muscles

Muscle soreness is a common result of stress and working out. Follow these recommendations to relieve pain and loosen your muscles.

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Tracking Heart Rate During Exercise


Woman taking her pulse to measure heart rate

While you can easily track frequency and duration of exercise, determining the intensity of your workout is more challenging. This is where heart rate tracking comes into play.

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Full-Body Workout to Raise Your Heart Rate


Professional Fitness Trainer Ryan Sheppard Demonstrating Full-Body Workout

Try these full-body moves for a quick interval workout that focuses on raising your heart rate safely and effectively.

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Effects of Saturated Fat, Sugar, and Sodium on Your Heart


Heart filled with unhealthy foods

Saturated fat, sugar and sodium are three major nutrients that, in excess, can be detrimental to our heart. Learn about their effects and tips to reduce them in your heart-healthy diet.

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Healthy Vegetable Quinoa Pilaf with Optional Sliced Almonds


Healthy Vegetable Quinoa Pilaf with Optional Sliced Almonds

This quinoa pilaf by Kathy Duran-Thal, RDN, is a heart-healthy side dish for dinner or lunch.

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Vitamin Recommendations from a Cooper Clinic Physician


Vitamin Recommendations from a Cooper Clinic Physician

What do doctors do personally to stay healthy? Cooper Clinic's Dr. Riva Rahl explains her own vitamin routine and her top supplement picks for patients.

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Suzette Wendler, grandmother of Teddy, age 4


Coach Christian built Teddy’s trust in the pool, and Teddy learned how to swim across the pool in just a few weeks.