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A Testament to Teamwork: UKHS Cardiac Rehab

Over the past ten years, I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with many clients offering the Pritikin Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation (ICR) program. While each is unique, sometimes I’m blown away by a dramatic increase in patient volume after a program implements Pritikin ICR. Ever since the University of Kansas Health System’s cardiac rehab (CR) department at Olathe Health transitioned its program to ICR in 2022, it’s been amazing to watch the department exceed everyone’s expectations.

11 smiling health care workers dressed in scrubs with their ID tags clipped to their lapels stand in an exercise space where they teach the Pritikin program

A Testament to Teamwork: UKHS Cardiac Rehab

Over the past ten years, I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with many clients offering the Pritikin Intensive...

Don’t Let the Heat Beat You: Exercising in Hot Climates

Wow, it’s hot out there! Have you noticed that it’s been harder to motivate yourself to get out and exercise in these...

Meet (Us!) in St. Louis: 2023 Corporate Retreat

As we prepare for our annual 2024 in-person meeting, we thought we'd re-share this reflection from last year's...

Cardiac Rehab Dose and Risk Stratification

As a Clinical Exercise Physiologist who has worked in the field of cardiac rehab (CR) for over 30 years, I occasionally...

A Program of Great Renown

We’ve shared several stories fromcardiac rehabilitation programs that have recently transitioned to Pritikin; this...

Struggling with Your Health Goals? We've Got You Covered.

“Wait till you hear this! Over the weekend I went shopping with my mom. As we were walking, I realized my shoe was...

MUSC Health: 5 Months of Pritikin ICR

Life typically slows down a bit as the year comes to a close. This past November was anything but slow for the cardiac...

Does Intermittent Fasting Work?

Most diets focus on what to eat, but intermittent fasting focuses on when to eat. This means fasting for a set time...

Isn't It PURE-ty to Think so

“Isn’t it pretty to think so.” Ernest Hemmingway concluded his 1926 classic novel The Sun Also Rises with this powerful...

Cardiovascular-Kidney-Metabolic Syndrome

The direct relationship between the health of our heart and kidneys (cardiorenal syndrome) is well-documented. But...