Another take on the "too much running" studies, via @SweatScience.

News outlets are yet again reporting about the potential dangers of too much exercise, thanks to a couple of new studies. Over at the Peak Performance blog, Amby Burfoot has done a nice job of putting these findings into context ; I'd recommend heading over there to read it. A couple of additional thoughts: (1) Here's Amby's closing line: Many aspects of exercise and running also follow a U-curve. This is why many people believe the moderate approach is the smartest path to follow. Of course, you’ll never qualify for the Boston Marathon that way. We all have to make our choices. I think that pretty much sums it up. There's not much doubt that, if your goal is to optimize health, running, say, three hours a day as hard as you can is overkill. This is obvious. That's why I'm always surprised by comments like this (from the press release accompanying one of the new review art...

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