Heart failure patients benefit from intense exercise

High-intensity exercise programs help improve the heart function of patients with heart failure.

Researchers from the University of New England analysed data of patients with systolic heart failure, finding high-intensity exercise programs produced a 23% improvement in heart function. Moderate exercise programs only produced a 7% improvement in heart function.

Researchers emphasise patients should consult their doctors about the remaining risk factors involved in exercise.

Read more at University of New England