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Exercise and Cardiovascular Health: New Insights

<p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:15.0pt;margin-left: 0in"><b><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Free educational program on exercise and cardiovascular risk set for Oct. 3</span></b></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:15.0pt;margin-left: 0in">Should you avoid exercise after a heart attack? What about exercise and heart failure - should people with heart failure avoid activity? In contrast, is intense exercise the other way to a healthy heart? Or, does too much exercise damage the heart?</p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:15.0pt;margin-left: 0in">Barry Franklin, Ph.D., director of Preventive Cardiology &amp; Cardiac Rehabilitation at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, will address these issues and more as part of a free educational program on exercise and cardiovascular health, entitled, "Exercise and Cardiovascular Health: New Insights."</p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:15.0pt;margin-left: 0in">This free community event will take place at the Beaumont Health and Wellness Center, 4949 Coolidge Hwy, conference rooms 1-4, in Royal Oak, Oct. 3, 6-7 p.m.<br></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:15.0pt;margin-left: 0in">"Not only can proper exercise positively impact longevity, it also has a significant impact on quality of life," Dr. Franklin said. "Through years of treatment and research, our goal in educating the community is to ignite a passion for regular to moderate, vigorous physical activity, which can improve health."</p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:15.0pt;margin-left: 0in">In addition to myths and misconceptions associated&nbsp; with exercise and cardiovascular health, Dr. Franklin will discuss:</p><ul style="margin-top:0in" type="disc"><li style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">How much exercise is enough?</li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">Guidelines for starting and maintaining an exercise program</li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">Risk vs benefits or aerobic exercise</li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">Extreme exercise regimens</li><li style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">Pros and cons of high-intensity interval training</li></ul><p style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">Thursday, Oct. 3rd from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">Beaumont Health &amp; Wellness Center, Conference Rooms 1-4</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">4949 Coolidge Hwy, Royal Oak Mi 48703</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 15pt;">For more information or to enroll in a program, call 248-655-5750.</p>


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