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  • Published: 20 December 2018
  • ISBN: 9781578267064
  • Imprint: Hatherleigh Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $24.99
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Exercises For Cardiac Recovery

The Strong Heart Fitness Program for Life After Heart Attack & Heart Surgery


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The authoritative post-rehabilitation exercise guide designed to help patients regain their physical health and strength after heart attack or heart surgery.

Exercises for Cardiac Recovery presents a post-rehabilitation exercise program designed to help men and women regain their physical health and strength after heart attack or heart surgery.

COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW. Provides readers with a complete understanding of the effects of heart disease on the body and the need for a post heart attack or cardiac surgery treatment program that includes cardiovascular support and strengthening.

AUTHORITATIVE EXPERT AUTHORS. William Smith, MS, NSCA, CSCS, MEPD, founded Will Power and Fitness Associates and currently consults for fitness, healthcare, and wellness centers in New York and New Jersey. Keith Burns, MS, CSCS, has served in almost every capacity of the exercise science field at both the collegiate and professional level, working primarily as a strength and conditioning coach. Christopher Volgraf, CSCS, was one of the founding employees of the Princeton Longevity Center, where he served as the Director of Fitness and Senior Exercise Physiologist from 2002-2016.

ONLINE SUPPORT THROUGH GETFITNOW PLATFORM. Comprehensive online support via social media, community forums, and website featuring additional content such as exclusive exercise videos, nutritional tips, live updates from authors, and more.

MINIMIZE RISK. MAXIMIZE RESULTS. These workouts are designed with safety as the number one priority, all while minimizing pain and fatigue build-up for best long-term results.

SUITABLE FOR ALL FITNESS AND HEALTH LEVELS. Exercises are easy to follow and adaptable for the post rehab cardiac patient.

With exercises and corresponding workout plans tailored for those seeking to improve cardiovascular health, Exercises for Cardiac Recovery provides real benefits for heart disease patients, including a stronger system to make the post rehabilitation process easier, markedly less fatigue over time, and relief from emotional stress.

  • Pub date: 20 December 2018
  • ISBN: 9781578267064
  • Imprint: Hatherleigh Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Authors

William Smith

William Smith has been in practice as a consulting medical herbalist practically all his life. Born in Colne, Lancashire, in 1910, he studied pre-medical subjects at Burnley Municipal College ( a branch of Manchester University), and at 17 years of age was apprenticed to an uncle who was a bonesetter and medical herbalist, also studying with Joseph Knagg a well-known medical botanist of Colne. In 1937, he qualified as a medical herbalist (by examination) with the Lancashire Association of Herbal Practitioners. Subsequently he practiced privately in Colne and Nelson until the outbreak of war, apart from an appointment as assistant to Dr Sarah A. Webb, MD (USA) and William H. Webb, both Fellows of the NATIONAL Association of Medical Herbalists, at their clinic of Scarisbrick Street, Southport.

Mr Smith studied nature cure and osteopathy at the British Naturopathic and Osteopathic Association, London, gaining diplomas in the two subjects.

He studied with the National Institute of Medical Herbalists of Great Britain, and passed their examination in 1946. Later appointed to the tutorial staff and examining board, and then to the research committee. Awarded a Fellowship in 1961 for services rendered.

He studied privately with Dr Ellis, FRMS in botanical and biological micro-technology, preparing medical slides for universities, and medical schools, and also studied and worked at Whittingham Psychiatric Hospital in the medical, surgical wards and operating theatre for two years, gaining a State Enrolled Nursing Certificate.

He was appointed a member of the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene. He has contributed to health magazines in Britain and has lectured extensively.

William Smith has passed certificate examinations in Swedish massage, joint manipulations, surgical chiropody, practipedics, reflexology or zone therapy, homoeopathy and Chinese acupuncture and medical electricity.


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