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Do Athletes Live Longer?

Does an athletic lifestyle actually increase lifespan?
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Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).

Further Reading / Resources:

The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
Book by: David Epstein
http://thesportsgene.com/

Oxygen Evolution:
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v478/n7369/full/nature10511.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111019221928.htm

Increased Life Expectancy:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8450727

VO2 Max and Life Expectancy:
http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1031147