Brighton & Sussex Take Heart Group – Providing Cardiac Rehab Exercise in Sussex for 25 years!

Brighton & Sussex Take Heart Group

Welcome to the Cardiac patients self-help & voluntary group for Sussex.

BSTHG’s core function is to provide Phase IV cardiac exercise classes designed for: Any individual wanting to either reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease or improve their heart health and general fitness following any type of cardiac event or treatment which may include angioplasty, valve replacement, bypass surgery and heart failure.

In addition we provide: Peer to peer support; Social Activities; Newsletters

25years jubilee

Take Heart 25 Year Jubilee Event!
Friday 8th June 2018 at the Malmaison Hotel, Brighton

This event is to celebrate Take Heart's 25 years of delivering community cardiac rehab exercise for both primary prevention and secondary prevention patients. We are honoured to have as our special guest speaker - Dr Aseem Malhotra — One of the Uk's most influencial Cardiologists, bestselling author of "The Pioppi Diet" (will be signing copies of the Pioppi Diet on the day!) and leading anti-sugar campaigner. This promises to be a fantastic event and tickets are selling fast so book early to avoid disappointment! Speak to Richard Stantiford or David Chappell for more information.

25yr Jubilee Event Flyer (PDF)


Our Cardiac Exercise Classes and Cardiac Rehab Programmes

We offer community based group exercise classes and personal training delivered by BACPR (British Association of Cardiac Prevention & Rehabilitation) qualified instructors. Take Heart Group provides weekly exercise healthy heart classes across Sussex.More about our Cardiac Exercises Classes

cardiac exercise class

Exercise is Medicine

" A large number of peer reviewed papers report global improvements in health across a range of at least 20 chronic conditions with regular physical activity. "

Read the full article by Richard J Stantiford

Polar FT4 Heart Rate Monitors exclusively available to Take Heart Members at the hugely discounted price of only £45 each (RRP £80)

Ask Richard for more info!

Richard J Stantiford MSc., ACSM C-EP, BACPR cert


Richard is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with almost 30 years’ experience in the health & fitness industry. During his career Richard’s passion for knowledge in the field of Exercise Medicine has resulted in the acquisition of various Academic and Vocational Qualifications … Read more about Richard

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… As a result of attending these programmes they can slow down or reverse the progression of coronary heart disease and this may include a reduction in medication

25 years of Healthy Heart Exercise!
We have been providing Cardiac Rehab Exercise in Sussex since 1993!