Precautions for middle-aged people.
Relatively healthy fifty-year man does not need big precautions than people in 25 years. According to many, the average age is the flowering of life. However, if you suddenly declare your intention to do sports, attending physician wish to carefully examine your heart.
ECG, taken at rest, does not reveal coronary artery disease in healthy people, but you'll likely have to go through this research. Exercise ECG may reveal much more; when narrowed arteries no longer satisfy the increasing demand of the heart in the blood, marked ECG abnormalities. Exercise ECG, in essence, should be mandatory for people in middle age, embarking sports.
If the result of a simple ECG is normal, you can enjoy walking in place on a treadmill to exhaustion. At the same time a lot of devices will be busily writing down your cardiogram and blood pressure. After all these torments you have every right to dedicate their evenings Athletics, who probably first few remind you of the Marquis de Sade.
For every man in this age group having risk factors such as high cholesterol or long-service smoker, exercise ECG all the more necessary. The error of this study is on the order of 5% (no test is perfect, so the 95% accuracy is considered to be an acceptable value).