Don't worry about sudden cardiac arrest during exercise
Getting regular exercise is the best way to prevent most types of heart disease—including sudden cardiac arrest.
New findings may help allay fears about sports-related heart death.
You've probably heard at least one account of a middle-aged man who suddenly collapsed and died while exercising. One famous example is James F. Fixx, author of The Complete Book of Running, who in 1984 died of a heart attack at age 52 while jogging.