Did you know that heart disease and strokes are the leading causes of deaths worldwide? However, it’s within our control to change that — 80 percent of all cases of cardiovascular disease are preventable.
Two days after Christina D’ Ambrosio took her first spin class she was hospitalized due to excruciating pain in her legs, nausea and excretion of dark brown urine. She was diagnosed with rhabdomyolysis, a rare but life-threatening condition often caused by extreme exercise.
Instead of waging war against all body fat, we need to learn how to discern between good fat and bad fat, and sustain a healthy amount of good fat to protect our wellbeing.