Getting started on your healthy heart journey

This is the start of your healthy heart journey. You are in the right place and thank you for visiting. This site aims to help you become healthier, fitter and have a happy, healthy heart.

How to Avoid Weight Gain Over Christmas

Let’s be honest, we don’t need any more pudding (aka padding) added to the waist line this Christmas. That’s why I’ve put together some simple tips in this article to avoiding weight gain over Christmas. Yes, it’s Christmas, hooray, a great distraction and some fun to look forward to! It’s chilly out there! The Christmas…

4 Tips on How To Reduce Your Stress Levels + FREE Resources

This week’s guest blog is all about how to reduce your stress levels. It is brought to you from Dylan Foster from Health Wise. Check out his website HERE for lots of useful tips on lifestyle, stress, sleep, exercise and lots more. Reducing Your Stress Levels is So Important Some stress is good, such as…

My Cardiac Rehab Programmes

Cardiac rehab is key to recovering effectively after any heart problem. It can help to get your heart stronger, your fitness up, your strength back and teach you about how to exercise safely. After a heart attack, surgery, stent, pacemaker, rhythm problem or any other heart condition, it can be difficult to know what exercise…

Should you be taking a multivitamin?

Are you getting all the nutrients you need from your diet? Ideally, we’d get all of our nutrients from whole, unprocessed foods, especially fruits and vegetables, but the fact is we often don’t and often we need to turn to a multivitamin to give us a boost to our diet in times of need. When…

Heart Healthy Foods To Include in Your Diet

We read headlines and get told by our heart doctors about all the things we should avoid. “Don’t eat sugar”, “Avoid caffeine”, “Cut down on alcohol, or “Stop eating such big portions of carbs”. It’s like being a kid again and getting told over and over to be quiet. It’s not that helpful when you…

Why I do what I do!

Here’s why I started the Healthy Hearties Inner Circle. As a cardiac nurse and exercise coach, I found that so many heart patients did not get the support they need when they…

How to Exercise When You Have a High Blood Pressure

Exercising With High Blood Pressure Did you know that exercise can help reduce your high blood pressure? Or that exercising with hypertension can be safe if you apply a few crucial principles? If you have high blood pressure or have been told to exercise because your blood pressure is too high, then read on to…