Basic Exercise Guidelines for Individual with Coronary Heart Disease:


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


3-5 days per week


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


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


Push, pull, OH squat and single leg balance.


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


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