Category: Blog


Teaching Safe Cycling in Niagara

Heart Niagara is pleased to announce that we have received a grant from the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund to work on Cycle Safety Education (CSE) with Grade 5 students. Heart Niagara will work with community partners such as…

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Summer Student Blog: Asia attends SER Conference in Seattle

By Asia Przepiorkowski, Community Health Educator: Early Study, Heart Niagara Getting your foot in the door isn’t always easy. But it is definitely possible and achievable. During the third week of June, I was lucky enough to be able to…

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How will you be celebrating Compliment Your Mirror Day?

By Cheryl Hamilton, HeartCORE Program Manager July 3rd is National Compliment Your Mirror Day.  It’s a day to reflect on your beauty, inside and out.  If you have ever asked yourself, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest one of all?” It goes…

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Ninety per cent of Canadians agree: Nothing brings people together like eating together

New research reveals that many of us struggle to actually sit down and enjoy a meal with others — and the key to more meal gatherings could lie in the food we serve. Although a whopping 83 per cent of…

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The Heart of Your Community Cookbook

Heart Niagara Celebrates 40 Years with Release of Anniversary Cookbook To commemorate another decade of achievement and success, we have published a heart healthy cookbook titled, The Heart of Your Community. The focus of the cookbook is Niagara’s bounty of…

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HeartCore

HeartCORE is a high-intensity resistance training program that involves 15-minute appointments, up to three times per week, as part of your physical activity program. Our main goal during each and every appointment is to bring all major muscle groups to…

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THE 20TH ANNUAL HEARTS IN MOTION GOLF TOURNAMENT

Enjoy a fabulous day of golf while supporting the Healthy Heart Schools’ Program. The 20th annual Hearts in Motion golf tournament takes place on Wednesday, October 4th, at Bridgewater Country Club. Register early and save! Fees prior to August 16th…

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How to Set Realistic Fitness Goals

By Michelle Durante, HeartCORE Program Manager More often than not people struggle with setting goals for exercise. This becomes the first barrier people will face when trying to begin a new exercise regimen. Goal setting allows an individual to focus…

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Willie John’s Big Easy brings New Orleans to The Q District

It’s hard to believe that one year ago Heart Niagara employees were preparing for the organization’s July relocation to Queen Street in Niagara Falls. Over the past 10 months, Heart Niagara and HeartCORE have continued to welcome patients, clients and…

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10 Reasons Why Strength Training is Important

By Michelle Durante, HeartCORE Program Manager There are numerous benefits to regular strength training, I’m going to outline 10 reasons why you should be strength training. Many people are focused on becoming more active but don’t know why it is…

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