New study explores the best exercise for heart health

Physical activity reduces the risk of heart disease, but are specific sports better or worse for your heart’s health? Vigorous physical activity has been found to have a greater impact on our health than moderate activity, but there is a scarcity of research into the health promoting properties of particular sports. So Associate Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the University of Sydney and an international team of researchers decided to get to the heart of the matter. Smashing your way to a healthy heart? ¬†Photo: iStock In the new study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, they analysed the…
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