American Heart Association

Promising athlete to heart patient … back to promising athlete

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

DENTON, Texas – With a highlight-reel sliding catch, centerfielder Camden Thrailkill sealed Denton Guyer’s victory 8-7 over Lewisville.

In the stands, his parents could only marvel.

“You’d never have expected this,” said Rik, his dad. “Just to see him out there competing, and the joy on his […]

Instead of heading to the arena, former NBA athlete went to the emergency room for stroke

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Former NBA player Juaquin Hawkins was finishing a series of road games with his basketball team in Australia when he reached to turn on the faucet and the finger tips on his right hand began to tingle, a feeling that quickly ran up his arm.

“I […]

Focus Your Workouts, Change Your Body

One of the most beautiful things about the world we live in is that we are all different. We are all unique individuals with unique backgrounds. Some of us come from healthier backgrounds than others, some of us are at higher fitness levels than others. But when it comes to […]