Author Topic: Study: Professional Bodybuilders have 34% higher Death Rate  (Read 2163 times)

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Re: Study: Professional Bodybuilders have 34% higher Death Rate
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2016, 12:55:39 am »
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Yikes. You think this has to do with strain on joints or what? I feel like bodybuilding should make individuals more fit, which should reduce deaths from cardiovascular problems.

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Re: Study: Professional Bodybuilders have 34% higher Death Rate
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2016, 02:17:41 am »
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The authors link it to PEDs and extreme body weight fluctuations.

http://www.aua2016.org/abstracts/abstractprint.cfm?id=MP47-17