Heart Health Harmony: Celebrating National Heart Month


February is National Heart Month, when we at Applebee’s Fitness focus on the vital role heart health plays in overall wellness. A healthy heart is crucial for longevity, energy, and a fulfilling life.

This month, let’s delve into the benefits of heart health and explore effective ways to improve it.

Why is Heart Health Important?

  • Reduced Risk of Heart Disease
    Good heart health lowers the risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular diseases.
  • Improved Physical Fitness:
    A strong heart enhances your ability to engage in physical activity and enjoy life more fully.
  • Better Mental Well-being:
    Cardiovascular health is linked to reduced stress, anxiety, and depression.

Simple Ways to Improve Heart Health

Group Fitness Classestrial any cardio-focused classes designed to strengthen your heart from Aerobics to Strength and Stamina. All our classes are small friendly groups, which helps remove a common barrier to exercise and our personable instructors help to keep it fun.

Community Group – join our community that promotes healthy activity through challenges, socials and a safe space to share ideas and ask questions.

Walking/running groups – we have Parkrun on our doorstep among many other groups all with the same goal of getting together to get more active.

Monitoring Your Heart Health

Regular health check-ups and monitoring blood pressure and cholesterol levels can help you stay on top of your heart health. At Applebees, we can check your:

  • Blood pressure
  • Resting pulse rate
  • Fat %
  • Muscle %
  • Visceral fat

If you are ever concerned please speak with your GP.

At Applebee’s Fitness, National Heart Month isn’t just about awareness; it’s about taking concrete steps towards a healthier heart. By incorporating regular exercise, a balanced diet, and stress reduction techniques into our lives, we can significantly improve our heart health and overall well-being.

This National Heart Month, we invite you to join us at Applebee’s Fitness in our commitment to heart health. Let’s work together to keep our hearts healthy and strong, this month and beyond!


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