Optimum Programs – Heart Health

heart healthHeart disease is still the biggest killer in Australia. If you are one of the millions of people at risk of heart disease, or have risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, or stress, then our Heart Health Program is for you.

Optimum Health Solutions delivers a program incorporating exercise and nutrition, empowering you to achieve great health needed for the rest of your life. Our Heart Health Program involves close monitoring to ensure that your results are achieved in the safest possible way. We progress you at the appropriate level, via a systematic approach that avoids exercise related contraindicating risk factors.

3 key principles of our Heart Health Program:

1. Intensity of exercise. Optimum will instruct you about the intensity level that’s safe for your heart condition. The correct exercise intensity is essential to providing a safe environment. Progressing your exercise intensity at the appropriate time will improve your heart function.

2. Resistance training program. All of Optimum’s Heart Health Programs include a resistance training component. Most people don’t realise that by strengthening your muscles, you’ll become more efficient in all of your movements. This enables your heart to function more efficiently.

3. Weight loss. There’s a proven direct relationship between excessive body weight and poor heart health. The more you weigh, the harder your heart pumps. Therefore, excess body fat places extra stress on the heart. Our program will address your weight loss goals through our exercise and nutrition plan.

Optimum’s dedicated team of Exercise Physiologists and Dietitians are the best people to help you recover from heart health problems. Contact us on (02) 8599 6275 or fill in the form below if you are looking to improve your quality of life through exercise and rehabilitation.

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