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Posted: Tue, 23/08/2016 - 16:45
With just a couple of weeks to go before the Great North Run it’s not how far you run at this stage, but a case of getting your body “into the groove” for the 13.1 miles endurance test.
Posted: Tue, 23/08/2016 - 11:07
With the return of ‘The Great British Bake Off’, the nation is set to go baking mad once again.  From challenging showstoppers to simple home-bakes, the show continues to inspire Britain to get out those mixing bowls and cook up some tasty treats.
Posted: Wed, 17/08/2016 - 13:40
Have you been inspired by the Olympics to be more active? Exercise and increasing temperatures mean it’s important to keep hydrated, so make sure that you and your loved ones are drinking plenty of fluids, even in the shade. Refresh Yourself
Healthy lifestyle for a healthy heart
Posted: Tue, 16/08/2016 - 15:16
A new campaign has been launched by national charity Heart Research UK and clothing company Damart to raise awareness of heart disease among women across the UK.  
Family swimming is good for the heart
Posted: Mon, 08/08/2016 - 11:20
You may be a water baby or water-phobe but either way, swimming is a fantastic way to keep your heart healthy.  Regular swimming can reduce your risk of heart disease, keep you active and help you lose weight.
Posted: Thu, 04/08/2016 - 12:49
The school summer holidaysare nearly over yet keeping the fridge stocked and the children entertained is still a top priority. Keep your health at the top of the list, with a #growyourown project and reap the rewards of a summer garden.
Posted: Thu, 04/08/2016 - 12:41
Heart Research UK is calling on supermarkets to have more promotions on healthy food in the fight against obesity. It follows the discovery by consumer group Which? that more than half of supermarket offers they checked were on less healthy foods.
Vitamin D in sunshine
Posted: Wed, 03/08/2016 - 14:22
Public Health England has recently released new guidance on vitamin D intake so Heart Research UK would like to give you the
Free fruit for children
Posted: Fri, 29/07/2016 - 10:48
Heart Research UK welcome a move by supermarket Tesco to offer free fruit to children while their parents shop.
Posted: Wed, 27/07/2016 - 15:04
The sporting extravaganza that is the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games begins on 5 August – a chance for the world’s best to show off their sporting abilities on the international stage.  With sports such as archery, powerlifting, diving, wheelchair rugby and athletics, it’s a real challenge
Posted: Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:56
This year, the SUBWAY® brand has enlisted the support of leading Fitness Expert Laura Williams.  Laura will be encouraging families to take part in the family 5K fun run through a series of ‘Fit Tips’. 
Posted: Tue, 19/07/2016 - 16:21
The school summer holidays have begun and keeping the fridge stocked and the children entertained is top priority, which means the family’s health can sometimes take a backseat.  Keep your health at the top of the list, with a #growyourown project and reap the rewards of a summer garden.
Posted: Thu, 07/07/2016 - 09:15
Leeds brothers Matt and Nick Millington completed the Jane Tomlinson Leeds 10K on Sunday 10 July following the sudden death of their grandfather from a heart attack - raising funds for Heart Research UK in the process.
Stress free summer
Posted: Wed, 06/07/2016 - 12:46
Whether or not you manage to get away for a summertime retreat this year, it’s important to hop off that hamster wheel sometimes and enjoy some well-earned downtime.
Posted: Tue, 05/07/2016 - 09:36
Thanks to everyone who joined us for our second Leeds Healthy Heart Corporate Walk - a chance to leave your desks behind and stretch your legs at lunchtime.
Posted: Fri, 01/07/2016 - 11:42
Whether you’ve been affected by heart disease, made lifestyle changes to protect your heart or you’re raising money to protect other people’s hearts – we’d love to hear from you.
Gearing up for a cause close to her heart - Alison's story
Posted: Thu, 30/06/2016 - 14:47
Mother’s rare condition inspires fundraising to help others Forty eight year old, Alison Paton, from Teddington will take on the ride of her life in an epic cycling challenge to raise funds for our work into the rare condition, aortic dissection.
You've been helping hearts
Posted: Thu, 30/06/2016 - 10:21
Thank you for your support. You have been extremely busy taking part in events and activities to raise awareness and funds for Heart Research UK.  Money raised by you is spent near you on helping hearts and funding pioneering medical research at centres of excellence across the UK. 
Healthy Heart project inspires community to take on fundraising challenge
Posted: Thu, 30/06/2016 - 09:28
A group of deaf and disabled people living in Burnley celebrated their new heart healthy lifestyle by completing a 20 mile challenge to raise money for national charity Heart Research UK.
Pack a heart healthy picnic
Posted: Wed, 29/06/2016 - 16:00
Sunny days, long walks and scrumptious picnics paint a lovely picture of health and happiness and is the quintessential of a perfect British summer.  Although the weather hasn’t been as glorious as we’d have hoped, put a little forward planning into your family picnic so that you’re ready