Exercise training for people with cardiovascular disease

In this article we will discuss why people with heart diseases should have physical training and how they should train. Be aware, however, that if you suffer hypertension or cardiovascular disease, consult your doctor and undergo all medical examinations and procedures before starting to train, especially if you haven’t done it before. Physical activity for your heart health 1 of 5 cases of coronary artery disease (CAD) in developed countries is associated ...

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Run happy. 25 running rules for starters

Along with each of the rules we present,  we list the exception. Because, as you also learned in grade school, there’s an exception to every rule. The specificity rule: each effective training imitates a competition This is the key rule of training for any activity. If you want to run 10 kilometers at five-minute-per-kilometer pace, you need to do some running at that pace. The Exception: It’s impractical to wholly mimic a race ...

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The 5 Most Common Exercise Program Myths

We hear a lot of "rules" about exercise programs. The problem is that many of them aren't rules at all, they're just myths and misconceptions. Here are the top five: 1. A Good program is a balanced program It sounds sensible, but it's actually not true. A good workout plan isn't necessarily about balance. It's about addressing individual needs and helping you reach your own unique goals. You’ll excel in what you ...

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