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MDLinxCan Weightlifting Lower Risk of Death from Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease?

In a study originally published in British Journal of Sports Medicine, a sample of nearly 100,000 adults showed that after making adjustments for other activity, weight training was associated with a 9% decline in CVD mortality. A separate study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise showed a lower risk of colorectal cancer in adults who lifted weights.

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