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Vitamin D important for cardiorespiratory fitness?

2018 31 Oct

Vitamin D is commonly associated with healthy bones. New research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests the same vitamin is also important for one's cardiorespiratory fitness – i.e., the ability of the heart and lungs to supply oxygen to the muscles during exercise. People with higher cardiorespiratory fitness are... Read more

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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Death

2015 04 Dec

A large, long-term study conducted with a racially diverse group of adults in the U.S. found that cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in young adults is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and death. However, no association was found with the development of coronary artery calcification. The findings are published in JAMA Internal... Read more

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Cardio Benefits of Exercise

2015 10 Jul

A review of 160 randomised clinical trials with nearly 7500 participants finds that the benefits of exercise are strong but aren't the same for everyone. The review is published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.  The meta-analysis is the first of its kind to systematically and comprehensively evaluate the effectiveness of exercise... Read more