Too much exercise could be harmful to the heart

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

Those who do the most strenuous daily exercise double their risk of dying from a cardiovascular event.

Experts say both studies show moderate physical activity is most beneficial to heart health.

(NBC) - New research suggests too much intense exercise may be harmful to the heart.

A recent study found the most inactive patients were twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke as moderately active patients.

However, those who did the most strenuous daily exercise doubled their risk of dying from a cardiovascular event.

Experts say both studies show moderate physical activity is most beneficial to heart health.


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