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Coliseum Heart Institute Offers Free “Heart Health” Events

January 31, 2012

Macon, GA – According to the American Heart Association, coronary heart disease and stroke are the first and third leading causes of death in the United States.  On February 9th, Coliseum Heart Institute will be sponsoring “A Healthy Heart Affair” at Mathews Athletic Center at Wesleyan College from 8am to 4pm.  The free event will include heart screenings from 8am to Noon and various events throughout the day – from fitness classes to nutrition seminars to information on exercise safety. In addition to receiving helpful information on leading a healthier lifestyle, the public will have an opportunity to win door prizes. For more information or to register for one or more of the events or screenings, call 478-746-4646.  All events are free, and the public may participate in as many of the classes and screenings as they choose.  Other sponsors for the day include Run Fit Sports, Inc., Wesleyan College and 13WMAZ.

The “Healthy Heart Affair” schedule is as follows:

  • Heart Screenings
    • 8:00 am – 12 noon   
    • Ankle Brachial Index
    • Blood Pressure
    • Body Mass Index
  • Exercise Safety - Exercise injury free with the correct footwear and fitness gear
    • 9:30 –10:00 am
  • Yoga and Your Health - Participate and learn the benefits of Yoga
    • 10:30–11:45 am
  • The Skinny on Fat, Fiber, & Portion Control – heart healthy
    • 12:00–1:00 pm
  • RIPPED Exercise Class Demonstration
    • 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Organic Food for Your Health –heart healthy presentation by Naomi Davis, Digging Roots Educational Farm, Inc.
    • 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Pilates Exercise Class Demonstration
    • 3:00 – 4:00 pm