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Many people don’t understand what heart failure is because the name makes it seem like the heart has stopped—or is about to stop—working. However, heart failure actually means that the heart isn’t pumping enough blood to meet the body’s needs.
Justin Jay tapped his watch to check his steps. Dressed in a company T-shirt and sweats, it’s easy to see why AmWINS chose him to lead the company’s wellness committee.
Everyone starts exercising with the best of intentions, but sticking with fitness for the long haul can be challenging. That’s because you have to turn exercise into a habit, and experts say that can take up to eight months.
So how do you stay motivated?
Steven White couldn’t find an exercise routine that worked.
Carolyn Odell is heading to bed soon. But first she checks her Virgin Pulse® app, which is available through her BCBSRI health plan. She’s close to her goal of 7,000 steps for the day. She could help her team win the walking challenge at work.
BCBSRI is teaming up with the American Heart Association to promote their “Go Red For Women” initiative, which empowers women to take charge of their heart health.