Exercises for Heart Health: The Complete Guide for Heart Attack, Heart Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease Patients [NOOK Book]

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Fight the statistics of heart disease with an expert's help.

Heart disease is the #1 health problem for both women and men in the United States. Physical inactivity is a major risk factor for heart disease and is linked to heart failure. Exercise is essential for a healthy heart, especially if you are at risk for or are recovering from heart disease.

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Exercises for Heart Health: The Complete Guide for Heart Attack, Heart Surgery, and Cardiovascular Disease Patients

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Overview

Fight the statistics of heart disease with an expert's help.

Heart disease is the #1 health problem for both women and men in the United States. Physical inactivity is a major risk factor for heart disease and is linked to heart failure. Exercise is essential for a healthy heart, especially if you are at risk for or are recovering from heart disease.

The latest book in the Hatherleigh Press "Exercises For" series, Exercises for Heart Health features an easy to follow exercise plan for both cardiac health and muscle strength. The book reviews the causes of heart disease, the affects of heart disease on your overall health and well being, and practical exercise routines for treatment.

Exercises for Heart Health also features:
* Up-to-date analyses of clinical treatments on heart disease
* Daily exercise recommendations
* A training log to track your progress

With clearly photographed exercises in easy-to-follow sequences and complete instructions, Exercises for Heart Health is a comprehensive visual resource. Written by Wiliam Smith, MS, NSCA, CSCS, MEPD, this book a useful, and possibly life-saving, reference to better health.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578263929
  • Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2010
  • Series: Exercises for
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,178,648
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

William Smith, MS, NSCA, CSCS, MEPD, works with athletes and post-rehab clientele and has been competing in triathlons and marathons since 1998. He was a Division I Collegiate Strength Coach and founded Will Power and Fitness Associates. He currently consults for fitness, healthcare, and wellness centers in New York and New Jersey.
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Table of Contents

Foreword Fred M. Aueron ix

Introduction Can Exercise Really Help Heart Disease? xi

Chapter 1 Getting to the Heart of It: About the Causes of Heart Disease 1

Chapter 2 Breakthroughs in Heart Health: What the New Studies Say 9

Chapter 3 The Keys to Long-Term Heart Health: How to Keep Your Heart Strong and Healthy 13

Chapter 4 The Path to Better Health: The Benefits of Exercise 25

Chapter 5 Rules of the Road: Exercise Precautions 33

Chapter 6 The Exercises 43

Chapter 7 Exercise Programs and Progressions 121

Appendix A Stress Screening 139

Appendix B Health Chart 140

Recommended Nutritional Intake Supermarket Checklist 142

Appendix C References and Resources 144

Glossary 145

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