Thursday, March 27, 2008

Cycling Improves Heart Size

Walking And Bicycle Riding Improve Heart's Size And Pumping Ability In
Patients With Stable Heart Failure

June 15, 2007

Countless exercise programs claim to trim the thighs, abs and buttocks, but how many offer to reshape a flabby heart" According to new research, aerobic exercise does just that for patients with stable heart failure, literally turning an enlarged heart into a trimmer, more efficient organ for pumping blood throughout the body.

The research, published in the June 19, 2007, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), comes with a coda, however: It may be best to focus on aerobics and leave the weight lifting to someone else.

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Keywords – Obesity, Weight Loss, Fitness, Hypertension

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