Cardiac

  • Resistance training has profound beneficial effects on improving muscle strength and endurance, preventing osteoporosis and improving quality of life both in the healthy and cardiovascular patients including women and heart failure patients. (Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, 2008)
  • The US Agency for Health Care Policy and Research and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute‚Äôs Clinical Practice Guideline Cardiac Rehabilitation recommended incorporation of cardiac rehabilitative services (exercise training and education, counseling and behavioral interventions) as a component of the comprehensive care of patients with coronary heart disease and heart failure.
  • Regular exercise not only helps prevent heart disease but also helps reduce mortality in patients taking cardiovascular medication, according to findings published in the March issue of the journal Heart, 2009.