Patient Education

Dumbbells

Author Picture General instructions Always complete a warmupand a cool down before and after resistance training. Select a weight that you are able to complete 8 to 10 repetitions of the exercise using [...]

Cold Weather & Exercise

Author Picture Effects of cold weather on the body Exercising in a cold climate can place an increased demand on the heart. When your body is exposed to cold temperatures, the arteries [...]

Seated Yoga

Author Picture General Instructions: Have a stable chair or surface available for support Wear non-slip shoes Please work at your own comfort level Take breaks when needed and be mindful of your [...]

Seated Resistance Training – Weights

Author Picture General instructions Always complete a warmup and a cool down before and after resistance training. Select a weight that you are able to complete 8 to 10 repetitions of the exercise using [...]

Heart Healthy Eating

Author Picture Importance of Healthy Eating A healthy diet is an important contributor to heart health. A heart healthy diet consists of many factors, which includes eating home-cooked meals with heart-healthy ingredients [...]

Advanced Resistance Training – Body Weight

Author Picture General instructions Always complete a warmup and a cool down before and after resistance training. Speak to your Exercise Therapist before performing any advanced exercises or circuit training. Complete each [...]

Goal Setting

Author Picture Setting a heart-healthy goal Goal setting is an important part of your heart-healthy journey. The first step in setting a heart-healthy goal is to ask yourself what you would like [...]

Heart Failure Self Management

Author Picture Facts about heart failure self-management Maintaining good heart health involves eating healthy, getting enough exercise, and managing your risk factors. For those living with heart failure, there are special considerations [...]

Understanding Heart Medications

Author Picture Main classes of heart medications Medications for the heart belong to several different classes (or families). Each class affects the heart in a different way, and you may need one [...]

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