How to Exercise After a Heart Attack
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Sources | Medically Reviewed on 11/18/2022 Reviewed by James Beckerman, MD, FACC on November 18, 2022
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Journal of the American Heart Association: "Increased Physical Activity Post–Myocardial Infarction Is Related to Reduced Mortality: Results From the SWEDEHEART Registry," "Strong Implications But Weak Evidence for Strength Training."
American Heart Association: "Exercise after heart attack may improve survival," "What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?" "How much physical activity do you need?" "Warm Up, Cool Down," "Working Out Safely After a Heart Attack."
American Family Physician: "Heart Attack: Getting Back into Your Life After a Heart Attack."
CDC: "How Cardiac Rehabilitation Can Help Heal Your Heart," "Unhealthy Air, Unhealthy Heart."
Cleveland Clinic: "Exercise & Activity After a Heart Attack," "How Cold Weather Can Spell Trouble for Your Heart and Lungs."
Heart Failure Society of America: "Module 5: Exercise and Activity with Heart Failure."
Northwestern Medicine: "Exercise and Your Heart."
Harvard Health Publishing: "Can shoveling snow put your heart at risk?" "Heat is hard on the heart; simple precautions can ease the strain."
American Council on Exercise: "ACE Study Examines Effects of Bikram Yoga on Core Body Temps."
Mayo Clinic: "Aerobic exercise: How to warm up and cool down."
American Academy of Family Physicians: "Tips for Recovering and Staying Well After a Heart Attack."
Reviewed by James Beckerman, MD, FACC on November 18, 2022
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