Heart to Start: The Eight-Week Exercise Prescription to Live Longer, Beat Heart Disease, and Run Your Best Race

Heart to Start: The Eight-Week Exercise Prescription to Live Longer, Beat Heart Disease, and Run Your Best Race

by James Beckerman M.D.

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Overview

Heart to Start: The Eight-Week Exercise Prescription to Live Longer, Beat Heart Disease, and Run Your Best Race by James Beckerman M.D.

Do You Have the Heart to Start?

Heart disease is the #1 killer of men and women everywhere. All of us are at risk, which means that all of us have the opportunity to make a difference for ourselves and our families. This is your first step.

Live Longer. Get on your feet and add years to your life. Find your starting line with fun fitness self-assessments and get on track with an exercise prescription that is actually tailored to you.

Beat Heart Disease. Dr. James Beckerman, a Harvard and Stanford trained cardiologist, explains the latest scientific research and combines motivation with modern medicine to help you live your healthiest life, whether you have heart disease or are one of the millions of people at risk.

Run Your Best Race. Eight weeks will get you into shape, and the 5K training plan will get you across the finish line. Join our #hearttostart team, sign up for an event, and achieve a new goal!

Learn more at www.hearttostart.org and become part of our movement at www.facebook.com/hearttostart.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990714606
Publisher: Providence Heart and Vascular Institute
Publication date: 01/13/2015
Pages: 174
Sales rank: 651,855
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

James Beckerman, M.D., F.A.C.C is a cardiologist and medical director of the Center for Prevention and Wellness at the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute in Portland, Oregon. He directs the cardiac rehabilitation program at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and is the founder and medical director of Play Smart Youth Heart Screenings. Dr. Beckerman graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and earned his doctorate from Harvard Medical School. He completed his medical training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He formerly chaired the Oregon Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and is the team cardiologist for the Portland Timbers Major League Soccer team. He serves on the clinical advisory boards of WebMD Health Services and Fitness Magazine. For information about speaking engagements or bulk purchases, email hearttostart@providence.org or find Dr. Beckerman on Twitter at @jamesbeckerman or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/drjamesbeckerman.

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