When you've been diagnosed with heart disease or have had heart surgery, exercise is an important part of keeping your condition under control.
Check with your doctor about:
What's safe. Your doctor can let you know what activities are OK for you to do. You may have more options than you think.
Ask your doctor about exercises such as pushups and sit-ups. These exercises involve straining muscles against other muscles or an immovable object. You may need to avoid them.
Heavy lifting. Make...