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About Us - Cardiac Athletes

Are you a heart patient who wants to return to exercise?

Cardiac Athletes

If your cardiac recovery has been so good that your cardiologist has agreed to let you return to your favourite sport "so long as you don't over do it!" then Cardiac Athletes, launched in 2001 is for you.

Who are Cardiac Athletes?

  • People with heart conditions
  • People who have completed a Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme
  • Medically cleared to do sports again
  • Beginners, amateurs and elites
  • Males and females of all ages
  • They are 'pioneers'

What do we offer?


Cardiac Athletes
  • Website
  • Forum
  • Blog
  • Online Magazine and Publisher
  • Global social network support group
  • Information, advice and guidelines
  • Fitness Tools and Calculators
  • and much, much more...

What do we do?

  • Support, uplift and encourage each other
  • Meet up and take part in team sporting events
  • Win trophies
  • Raise money for charities
  • Save lives with the defibrillators we donate
  • Raise awareness of heart conditions and treatments
  • We are ambassadors for healthy life style changes
  • We have fun and celebrate life

Join Us!

If you think you are a Cardiac Athlete then get involved and jump right in: join the forum here

We are a friendly bunch and you have much to gain. We will help you sort out your diet, get you exercising safely and effectively, help you quit smoking, reduce your weight and stress levels and much, much more. We look forward to chatting to you.

Alternatively if you know someone with a heart history then please tell them about this website today. Thank you.

Feel free to look around the site, but before you do that please read our Terms & Conditions.

Charitable Status:

Charitable Status was granted for the 'Cardiac Athletes AED Fund' (Charity Number: 1140298) on the 8th February 2011 by the Charity Commission of the United Kingdom.

Lars Andrews - Cardiac Athletes Founder

Lars Andrews
MSc (Cardiology)

Chief Cardiac Physiologist

Founder, CEO & Editor of Cardiac Athletes

Registered Charity No. 1140298