The Best Exercise Plan for Heart Health Has More than Aerobics

You need resistance training in addition to aerobic exercise to achieve and maintain a strong heart. Your mobility and independence depend on it.

Aerobic exercise is called cardiovascular exercise for good reason: It strengthens the heart and lungs, improving your ability to exercise longer (functional capacity), along with your stamina and fitness. If you have coronary artery disease or have had a heart attack, aerobic exercise can lower the chance of having another heart attack and increase the likelihood of living a longer life.
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