All exercise is good exercise, right? Maybe not. Researchers have found that running in excess could actually be bad for you.
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Are Runners Overdoing It?
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Is running marathons bad for your health?
“With long, lean bodies and serious cardiovascular endurance, marathon runners are seen as the pinnacle of health. But is running marathons really good for you?”
What Ultra-Marathons Do to Our Bodies
“But the potential health effects of relatively gargantuan levels of physical activity have received less attention, and much of the science that does exist focuses on the potential dangers of over-exercise for the heart.”
Is Distance Running Healthy for Your Heart?
“Heart-muscle scarring was detected in four of the lifelong endurance athletes and was not found in any of those in the control group nor in the younger athletes.”
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