Exercise and Risk of Death

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Are people more likely to die during strenuous exertion?

Exercise and Risk of Death

Never mind all those horror stories about collapsing on the treadmill. The risk of middle-aged people dying during exertion (including exercise, heavy yard work, snow shoveling, etc.) is very low: 1 in about 1.5 million sessions. According to aging and exercise studies, risk is lower when the individual exercises regularly.



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