Study: More push-ups can lower your risk of heart disease

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How many push ups can you do? Five or ten maybe??  Turns out, the more push-ups men can do, the lower their risk is for developing heart disease according to a new study. 

A new study finds that more push-ups you can do, the lower your risk is for developing heart disease. For example, middle-aged men who can do more than 40 push-ups have a 96% lower risk of heart disease compared to those who can do less than 10 push-ups.

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So, it may be worth doing more than just a few extra push-ups in your workouts fellas. 
 

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