A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that women who have high cardiorespiratory fitness are far less likely to experience a heart attack than those who are less fit. However, Aaron Baggish, director of Massachusetts General Hospital's Cardiovascular Performance Program, cautioned that exercise alone won't make anyone immune from heart disease, and following a healthy diet and not smoking are important factors.
Cardiorespiratory fitness predicts women's heart attack risk
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