Exercise rejuvenates the heart in order to decades

Regular exercise rejuvenates the cardiovascular

A recent study by sports scientists at Ball State University in Indiana results: Regular exercise over many years, rejuvenates the cardiovascular system in old age, and builds the muscles.

Why does Sport the heart healthy?

When we exert ourselves physically, the heart beats more often and pump more blood in the body. The muscle of the heart is a muscle like any other, and if we don’t claim him, to weaken him. Sport means so also when the heart muscle training.

Important for heart patients

For heart disease through Sport relief. So Training reduces the risk for sudden cardiac arrest, when your heart coronary arteries are calcified, or do you have weakness in a chronic heart.

How does sports on the heart muscle?

Through regular Sport for a long time, the heart muscle is enlarged. With each stroke he pumped now more blood in the body than before. The heart works better.

Sport against atherosclerosis

In the case of atherosclerosis „verkalken“ the veins. Continuous sports prevents, because the activity releases enzymes that the fat levels in the blood influence so that the risk of sclerosis decreases.

Risk Overweight

Active sports on the duration of increased total muscle mass, decreases fat content in the body and is not Overweight. Obesity is but one of the main causes for cardiovascular disorders. At the same time, sports can lower blood pressure naturally.

How did the scientists?

The Americans studied now for the first Time people drove for decades throughout sports, and compared these with people who had the same age (75 years) and hardly any sports shoots, as well as a 25-Year-old, who trained just as often and for as long as the active seniors.

Oxygen test

All of the subjects in the three groups drove in the laboratory bike. Their oxygen was measured by recording. This is the amount that a person takes in corresponded to, if it moves intensively.


The movement of joyous Old-sections, similar to well as the agile boy, but the less athletic seniors were well. (Dr. Utz Anhalt)