Get Involved and Run Amazing

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The 2017 Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon is just a few short weeks away! We’re gearing up for another year of kids’ races, 5K, 10K and half marathon runs suited for all ages and running abilities. Last year we welcomed over 2,000 runners for a weekend filled with blue skies, […]

Heart Healthy Habits to Share With Your Kids

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Being the best role model and making heart health a priority in your family is the most important step you can take as a parent to give your children a great foundation for their heart health in the future. Practicing these few steps can promote healthy heart habits not only for children, but also for […]

Training for a Race? 7 Must-Do’s

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As the weather starts to cool down, many runners tie up their laces to hit the pavement. It’s also almost time to start training for those races in the spring, including the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon Weekend. Running is a great form of cardiovascular exercise. Research shows that running, […]

Time to Carb Up!

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Now is the time to begin loading up on the right carbs for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon Weekend. The important thing to remember is that you want to store up as much glycogen as you can because your body will use that stored glycogen as its primary fuel source […]

Get Fit at Your Desk for a Healthier Heart

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Are you stuck behind a computer most of the day? Research shows that sitting for long periods of time increases your risk for developing heart disease, diabetes, obesity and high blood pressure. What’s even scarier is that even if you exercise regularly, a desk job minimizes the health benefits of your workouts. Break Up Sitting […]