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KNOW THE DIFFERENCE: There is a difference between exercising to reduce the risk of heart attacks and increase life expectancy, and strenuous endurance training designed to enhance physical performance

More is not better

Recent studies suggest that increasing the frequency or intensity of exercise beyond a certain limit is not associated with incremental health benefits
Apr 4, 2015 5:50 AM

IN the last few decades, more and more people have taken to a regular regime of exercise. While exercise intuitively appears to be better than physical inactivity, less is known about what the optimal intensity or duration of exercise should be.

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