It’s Heart Health Month at SMU!


This February let’s have fun while getting serious about heart health! Here are a few simple ways you can get started today:

Are you on Facebook? Click on the image for the Go Red Facebook page and stay current on the Go Red movement.

Sign up for HR’s RSS Blog Feed and get a new blog post every week in February with heart health information and tips on lifestyle changes you can make to improve your heart health.

Take the Go Red Heart Checkup today and start learning about how you can live a heart-healthy life! For maximum benefit, find your recent lab results from a full physical or health screening and have them handy when you begin the checkup.

February 13 – March 12, 2012   Take the Wellpower HeartSmart Challenge!

Heart disease is one of the biggest risks we face in our society and our university community is no exception. This challenge focuses on building good habits that will help you to reduce cardiovascular disease risk and to keep your heart healthy. Activities include exercise, eating heart healthy, and reducing your stress load.

Log 95 points during the HeartSmart challenge to earn 10 Wellpower Body credits.


February 24   Go Red For Heart Health Day at SMU

Wear RED to show your support of Heart Health at SMU! Heart disease is still the number 1 killer of women in the US and we’re working to encourage everyone to take their heart health seriously.

Want something fun to wear to show your support? Check out the Go Red Shop or swing by our own Barnes & Noble to pick up the latest in SMU fashion!

Wear RED on Friday, February 24 and you may enter 1 Spirit credit in Wellpower. Make a donation and you may enter 1 additional Spirit credit.

February 24     Wellpower Walks for Heart Health!   12-1pm

What’s better than getting together for lunch with friends? Going on a trek through our gorgeous campus with those friends while wearing RED in support of Heart Health Month! Meet us on the steps of Dallas Hall for a noontime jaunt and some great conversation. The walk usually covers about 1 1/2 miles and takes about 45 minutes or so to complete. We hope you can join us for this opportunity to nourish both your heart and soul!

In case of inclement weather, we’ll meet on the track at Dedman Center.

We will enter 1 Body credit for participants.

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