American Heart Association

Rowing toward new adventures without limits

When  Jacksonville University and Brooks Rehabilitation decided to found an adaptive sports rowing and recreation program in Jacksonville, Florida, the goal was to teach people how to row and take advantage of the St. John’s River.

It became so much more.

Jim Mitchell, director of rowing/head women’s rowing coach at Jacksonville […]

Exercise can lower high blood pressure risk

Exercising more than four hours per week could drop your risk of having high blood pressure by nearly 20 percent, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. Meanwhile, people who had one to three hours per week of leisure exercise had an 11 percent lower risk […]