Prompts Sports Safe for Heart Patients

Prompts Sports Safe for Heart Patients
Have heart disease does not mean there may not exercise at all. Sports still recommended in order to have a healthy and fit body. However, for heart patients is not recommended choosing a sport that is too heavy.

Well, it can exercise without endangering the health of the heart, the most important thing is to always monitor your heart rate.

The specialist heart and blood vessels Ismoyo Sunu revealed, to determine a safe heart rate during exercise, the formula is 220 minus the age of the patient.

"So 80 percent of the calculated results it is a sign of the pulse has a maximum," said Ismoyo.

For example, you are 40 years of age. Then 220 minus 40 180. Then the result is 80 percent of 180 is 144 or means maximum heart rate 144 times per minute.

So when exercise should be using a heart rate monitor. Can also check the pulse at the wrist before and after exercise.

If the pulse is already approaching 144 times per minute, should begin to reduce the intensity of exercise and rest.

Ismoyo explained, exercise triggers an increase in blood pressure. In heart patients, this should be cause for concern. "Sport has a limit of tolerance. In heart patients exercise should be targeted, measurable, and organized," said Ismoyo.

In addition, it is advisable for the character of aerobic exercise, such as walking, running, yoga, and cycling which can trigger the release of endorphins. Not in competitive sports such as football, badminton, and basketball that trigger the hormone adrenaline and it can aggravate heart work.

Exercise can be done routinely for 30 minutes 3-5 times a week. Of course, all tailored to the capabilities of each.

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