This booklet is for people who have a heart condition, and for those who are at a high risk of developing heart disease, for example because they have high blood pressure or a high cholesterol level.
This booklet explains why physical activity is so important for the heart, how much physical activity adults should general aim to do, which sorts of activity are best for your heart, and how to get started and keep going.
This booklet is no longer available to order.
- For more information on physical activity for people with a heart condition, see other booklets in our Heart Information Series and our booklet Cardiac rehabilitation.
- For advice on reducing your risk of developing coronary heat disease through physical activity, see our booklets Get active, stay active and Time to get moving.