Straight from the "duh" bin comes the report that Olympians live longer than the rest of us. Seriously, this is according to two recent studies, which cost money. And time.
Who didn't know this already: all of that physical health and training, regardless of sport, results in extra years. The reports also confirm the fact that the best athletes in the world are indeed among the healthiest as well. Nooooo way! LOLz!
Seriously, this is blowing our minds that anyone would look into this. They also found that fitness translates into a survival advantage as well. You've got to be kidding us with this!
Here's how they confirmed common knowledge: