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Good strength-training program for a 45y/o male who recently had a heart attack

Does anyone know of a good strength-training program for a 45y/o male who recently had a heart attack? I m a Personal Trainer, and I ll will be working with clients after they complete cardiac rehab.
Fri, 11 Dec 2009
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Hello Emily Once cardiac rehab has been completed I would suggest joining a health club or the YMCA and continueing with the treadmill and recuse bike exersizes. Some minor strength exersizes are good but be sure not to put to much stress on. I would also suggest that the patient get a heart rate monitor for their workouts and keep their heart beat in a safe area and always have thier nitro tablets handy. All exersizes should gradually be increased as time goes on and its important to continue the exersize program religiously. I tell you these things from experience. Leon
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