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Can stronger muscles pump up your heart health?

Can stronger muscles pump up your heart health?

Strength training may be just as good as aerobic activity for reducing cardiovascular risk. Any type of movement that makes your heart work harder than usual — brisk walking, dancing, or cycling — will benefit your heart health. But many people don’t realize that targeted exercises to strengthen muscles throughout your body may also help stave off heart disease. “In…

Should doctors write prescriptions for exercise?

Should doctors write prescriptions for exercise?

Should doctors write prescriptions for exercise? By Shari Roan, UC Irvine Thursday, August 22, 2019 Richard Carpenter, 75, was going through the mail one day last year when he saw a postcard from UC Irvine seeking participants for a study on whether exercise can help with age-related memory loss. “I almost put it into the recycle pile,” Carpenter says. “But I…