Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Strenuous Exercise May Be Unhealthy

March 13, 2015 8:59 PM

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Couch Potatoes Rejoice: Strenuous Exercise May Be Unhealthy

As an endurance-athletics mantra, “more is better” can make for speedier finishes. But does it come at the cost of health?

A recent study in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, found that exercising strenuously four to seven days a week conferred an increased risk of vascular disease, compared with two to three days a week of strenuous exercise. Accompanying the study, published in Circulation’s Fe...

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