Long-term benefits of cardio fitness are most notable in older people

There’s no such thing as too much of a good thing when it comes to cardio fitness, according to a large new study.  The study found no upper limit to the benefits of aerobic fitness in terms of reducing risk of death. Higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness were associated with longer survival.

Researchers studied previously captured health data from more than 122,000 people who underwent exercise tests on a treadmill.

 

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