Cardiac rehabilitation offers many health benefits to older people with heart problems, but a new study found that few patients who could benefit from it are actually participating in it.
When it comes to cardiac health, no one exercise is right for every heart patient. Whether you are taking part in a formal cardiac rehabilitation program or seeking to prevent a future issue, the key is to find a program that works for you. In this video, Beau Brand, MS, exercise physiologist in Cleveland Clinic’s … Read More
When it comes to heart health, the effort that patients put in to cardiac rehabilitation is returned many times over. Cleveland Clinic’s Section of Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation provides group cardiac rehab classes—which include personalized exercise programs along with education, advice on diet and emotional support—for a variety of cardiac issues. In this video, Chad … Read More
Athletes often advocate high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which involves repeated short bursts of exercise at full capacity punctuated by short rest periods. Now, cardiac rehabilitation experts at Cleveland Clinic are using the same technique to help suitable heart patients. The approach is an alternative to moderate aerobic exercise, which has been demonstrated to reduce the … Read More
Cardiac rehabilitation—which includes a personalized exercise program along with education, advice on diet and emotional support—can serve as a powerful prescription for improved heart health. If you have had cardiac issues and are wondering if you might qualify for a cardiac rehabilitation program, it’s good to keep in mind that there are many conditions beyond … Read More