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Basic Exercise Guidelines for Individual with Coronary Heart Disease:

18 Sep

Mode

Large muscle group activities, such as stationary cycling, treadmill walking or rowing.

Frequency

3-5 days per week

Intensity

40-85% of maximal heart rate reserve. The talk test may also be more appropriate as medications may affect heart rate.

Duration

5-10 minutes warm up, followed by 20-40 minutes of exercise and followed by a 5-10 minutes cool-down.

Assessment

Push, pull, OH squat and single leg balance.

Flexibility

Static and active in a standing or seated position.

Resistance Training

1-3 sets of 10-20 repetitions 2-3 days per week. Tempo should not exceed 1 s for isometric and concentric portions. Use circuit or PHA weight training as an option, with appropriate rest intervals