Marathon training gives McFly's Harry heart condition

  • 2 April 2013
  • From the section Music
Harry Judd from McFly

Harry Judd from McFly has revealed he's developed a minor heart condition through training for this month's London marathon.

Judd tweeted that he's "acquired an ectopic heart beat through excessive exercise."

"It's known as a Wandering Pacemaker commonly seen in athletes....it's really annoying!!!"

The McFly drummer added that "it's nothing to worry about but just means I have to chill out a bit."

The British Heart Foundation describes an ectopic heart beat as an extra or skipped heart beat but states that it is usually harmless and does not usually require treatment.

Harry Judd winning Strictly Come Dancing in 2011

Harry Judd is running the London marathon with a group of friends for charity, and is no stranger to exercise, winning Strictly Come Dancing in 2011.

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