Cancer rates are at an all time high, so to reduce them you may want to increase your aerobic fitness. A new study shows that better aerobics fitness in men leads to a reduced risk of cancer. There has never been a better reason to hope on the bike or go for a run.
- Cardiorespiratory fitness is a measurement of how well the body uses oxygen during intense exercise.
- “Our results show that the greater shape you are in, the longer you live and the lower is the risk of dying from cancer,” Jensen said.
- There are several biological reasons why someone who is more physically fit would be less likely develop cancer.
We understand that many cancers are due to unhealthy lifestyle factors and many cancers are therefore preventable.