28 Nov '12, 11pm

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Stop me if you've heard this one before, but... RUNNING TOO MUCH COULD KILL YOU!!! That's the message of a Wall Street Journal article that's making the rounds this week, based on a forthcoming editorial in the journal Heart . Sound familiar? It should, because someone writes an article with this message every few months, and it invariably rockets around the cybersphere powered by schadenfreude. In this case, it should sound extra-familiar, because the Heart editorial is co-written by some of the same team that wrote "Cardiovascular damage resulting from chronic excessive endurance exercise " in July, and "Potential adverse cardiovascular effects from excessive endurance exercise " in June, not to mention last year's "Exercise like a hunter-gatherer: a prescription for organic physical fitness ." As cardiologist Paul Thompson says in the WSJ piece, "The guys advancing the ...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/health/too-much-running-myth-...

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