sometimes when i pick up Powerlifting USA they have a memorium section and a lot of the people that passed away are fairly young.. Heart attacks and heart failure seem to have been the culprit....
And then I read somewhere here or another forum about a young powerlifter that passed away recently, and I don't know if what I read was true, but someone had posted it was a heart problem..
I realize genetics play a a role in our heart health, but what about the pressure placed on our hearts while training?
I've only been lifting for almost 2yrs, I'm 35, 6'3" 250s and I was hoping to attempt 600lbs deadlift this week. but I went to a cardiologist recently for some uncomfortable chest issues and I ended up getting a stress test and a heart cathaterization the other day, hence delaying lifting...still awaiting results
so I was curious if anyone has any info