Benefits of exercise far outweigh risk of cardiac arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest was supposedly the cause behind the deaths of journalist Tim Russert, filmmaker John Hughes, U.S. Olympic volleyball player Flo Hyman as well as professional basketball players Pete Maravich and Reggie Lewis. Now for a good news – middle-aged athletes are at a low risk from sudden cardiac arrest while exercising. According to Dr Chugh, the benefits of exercise far outweigh the risk of a cardiac arrest.