If stories of young, fit athletes having a heart attack while they’re exercising have gotten you in a tizzy, you can relax. A recent study of sudden cardiac arrests in Ontario found that the majority happened at home, not out on the sports field.
The researcher suggests that heart attacks during sports games are much more likely to make the news than those that happen at home, so we’re more aware of them. Myth: dispelled! Go exercise to your heart’s content, worry-free.