Walking is the best activity when you start exercising after a heart attack. Start slowly, and increase the amount of time you exercise gradually.
Update Date 3/21/2009
Updated by: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.