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UW-Extension Lincoln County
Lincoln County Service Center Lower Level
The Healthy Heart Program is a ca rdiovascular disease prevention program that aims to help reduce the risk of heart disease through fitness and nutrition education. The program is also designed to help with weight control. During half of the class, participant engage in aerobic exercises. Over the course ofthe program, the aerobic exercises progress in duration and intensity.The other half of the class includes leaderdirected discussion around eating for hearthealth and hand-on cooking activities. The curriculum emphasizes an eating patternthat is rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, fish, whole grains and legumes; itencourages leaner meats and poultry and fewer refined carbohydrates and saturatedand trans fats.Healthy Heart classes meet for about 1 hour twice a week for 12 weeks.IN A SCIENTIFICALLY RIGIOUSSTUDY, PARTICPANTS IN HEALTHY HEARTS:• Lost an Ave rage of 4.5 Ibs.• Lost 2 inches from their Waist• Consumed Fewer Calories• Ate Fewer Dessert Foods• Walked 1600 more steps per dayEXERCISE BENEFITS METAL HEALTH• Improves mood and attitude• Decreases depression• Allows you to sleep more soundly• Increases your energy level• Socially allows you to enjoy other company & build a new circle of f riendsPresented in Partnership with UW-Extension, Lincoln County. For program pricing information and to get the registration forms, please call 715.539.1072. All registration forms are due prior to the start of the first class.
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