Marijuana is not good for your heart, studies say | Health and Fitness


Weed is not good for your heart, studies say

A recreational marijuana smoker indulges in smoking weed on April 14, 2020 in the Bushwick section of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. As some smokers turn to smoking weed to ease their stress during the coronavirus pandemic, some doctors are warning that cannabis can cause airway inflammation that could cause complications should a user become a victim of COVID-19.

You may love smoking weed, but it does not love your heart, according to the American Heart Association’s new scientific statement on marijuana.

“The American Heart Association recommends that people not smoke or vape any substance,

Easiest fitness hack that you’re not doing | Health and Fitness


Why is water such a big deal? Here are three compelling reasons why drinking a minimum of 64 ounces of water a day will help you drop pounds and achieve a stunning transformation:

1) Water aids fat metabolism in the liver

When it comes down to the technical process of losing fat, your liver is where the action is. The key to having a highly functional liver, one that quickly removes metabolic waste and built-up toxins, is to be properly hydrated by drinking a minimum of 64 ounces of water each day.

Your liver is a filter for your body.

Sparkle Soojian plans to help young boy with cancer if she is named “Ms. Health and Fitness 2020”


FRESNO, Calif. (KGPE) – A little more than two weeks ago, the competition began for “Ms. Health and Fitness 2020.” Fresno’s Sparkle Soojian is one of the many hopefuls who made the first cut.

The next cut is on Thursday night.

Soojian is currently the leader in her group. If she wins the whole competition, she gets to be on the cover of Muscle and Fitness Hers, as well as receive $20,000.

She wants to use that money to help her friend’s son, who has cancer.

“They have a GoFundMe page,” says Soojian. “And I would like to give a

Jillian Michaels 7-Minute Fitness Challenge, Day 4: Abs and Core


Health and fitness expert Jillian Michaels created a 7-day challenge for Yahoo readers. Each day features a 7-minute calorie burning, strength building, confident boosting workout. Are you up to the challenge?

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