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Simple Exercise to Decrease Cardiovascular Disease

Updated: Jan 15, 2022

It’s no secret that cardiovascular disease remains the biggest killer in the world. That’s the bad news. The good news? There is a simple exercise that has been proven to reduce the potential for a cardiovascular event.

According to a study published in PubMed, the capacity for pushups was associated with a decrease in cardiovascular events by nearly 96% compared to the participants that performed (PMID 30768179). The study was conducted with 1,104 adult males with a median age of 40 and an average BMI of 29