Exercise Risk Factors & Pre-Exercise Assessments

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The benefits of regular aerobic and resistance exercise cannot be overstated. Regular exercise will make you healthier, stronger, and leaner. But… Physical exertion, especially after an extended period of physical inactivity, does have risks. Read on to learn more about exercise risk factors.

These risks are typically associated with underlying heart problems. It’s essential to evaluate your health especially your heart health prior to beginning or resuming exercise. The following evaluations are simple questionnaires with 7 YES/NO questions designed to determine your readiness for exercise. Take both.

These evaluations will guide you as to whether or not you should see a doctor before beginning or resuming exercise. If you do not know some of the numbers in the questionnaires, it is probably time to see your doctor anyway.

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