Mayenne: Second Edition of the “Course of the Heart” on Saturday

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The gym of the Mayenne hospital for members of the Heart club

Public awareness of the benefits of exercise for those that face heart problems, is the goal of this event in the Mayenne

Philip was 40 years old, a little too much cholesterol, some hereditary in the family and smoked. He was shopping in a supermarket. He felt immense fatigue to give up his truck to go home.Emergency, a heart attack is detected. “There was no indication that heart attack, he said. I was in great shape. I went out, but I’ve learned to change lifestyle, eat differently, to exercise regularly. “

It is now part of heart health club and with thirty other members. Each week, they meet at seven or eight in two rooms of the hospital for cycling, treadmill and stretching exercises for an hour and a half. It is also an opportunity for them to discuss their problems.

Saturday, the club organizes the course of the heart in the hospital. The program features two one-hour sessions with muscle toning, cycling, pressure measurement, advice and prevention and at 11 am, a one-hour walk on the old road to rail and other small roads.

“It is essential to have regular physical activity, because the number of heart attacks increases, due to several factors including stress at work and especially tobacco, says Philippe. The French Federation of Cardiology has revealed one in three women dies currently in our country, cardiovascular accidents “

Saturday 1 st  April at the hospital North-Mayenne. Sessions from 9 am to 10 am and 10 am to 11 am, and then running sport at 11 am. Open to all and free. Exhibition of works by the members, in the lobby of the hospital, and dissemination of a twenty five minutes from the heart of the film.

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