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Exercise at the Extreme

The benefits of physical activity outweigh the risks of lifelong, endurance activities.

Can you get too much good physical activity? Maybe, but the American Cardiology Sports and Exercise Cardiology Leadership Council has concluded that the benefits of exercise outweigh the risks associated with lifelong, very active endurance athletes. Even small amounts of exercise, including standing, result in lower cardiovascular risk compared to a sedentary lifestyle.

PositiveTip: Regular physical activity is vital for the prevention of heart disease and the promotion of longevity.