Dr Jason Kaplan: Is Exercise Important To Avoid Heart Disease?

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Sam Makhoul meets again with Dr Jason Kaplan, a specialist cardiologist and visiting Medical Officer at the Macquarie University Teaching Hospital and St Vincent Private Clinic. In our first episode with Dr Kaplan, we shared the importance of diet on heart health.

In this episode, Dr Kaplan will talk you through the role and importance of exercise on heart health, as well as:

  • Why there's been a 50% reduction in heart attacks during COVID-19 restrictions
  • The benefits to having a mixture of exercise types
  • The correlation between too much exercise and poor heart health
  • The dose and types of exercise we should be aiming for
  • The role meditation plays when it comes to heart health

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Short for time? See below time stamps for key talking points:

3.20 - The benefits of exercise and physical activity

6.36 - Why there has been a 50% reduction in heart attacks during COVID-19 restrictions

11.45 - The a correlation between too much exercise and poor heart health

15.46 - The three different heart conditions and diseases we can get

28.48 - How aerobic exercise and intense interval training leads to cellular longevity and live long

31.12- Cardiovascular benefits of more of the less vigorous exercise

41.41 - The dose and types of exercise we should be aiming for

57.00 - The role meditation plays when it comes to heart health

1.01.24 - How soon can people start to see results and benefits of exercise

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