Heart attack survivors really can improve their life quality, and it’s not by taking it easy. How 150 minutes exercise a week has physical and mental benefits

In June last year, Singaporean public servant Shaiful Irwan suffered a heart attack and spent five days in the island state’s Tan Tock Seng Hospital.It came as a shock to the 43-year-old. Irwan was active – he played soccer and floorball – and did weekly core-training sessions. He also walked and kayaked with friends.His heart attack – he had a 90 per cent blockage in one of his arteries – occurred three months into Singapore’s circuit breaker (stay-at-home order) to fight the spread of…

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