Running Could Kill You


Too Much Running Could Actually Kill You Sooner

New study finds a ‘moderate’ regimen is best

Training to run a marathon has got to be one of the healthiest things you can do, right? Maybe not: A new study found that “moderate” runners lived longer than people who don’t exercise at all—and people who run lots of miles, HealthDay reports. The study involved 3,800 runners who supplied info on their heart risk factors and their use of NSAIDs like ibuprofen; almost 70% of the group clocked more than 20 miles a week. The findings were presented Sunday, but have yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal. According to the results, how much should you run? One cardiologist who reviewed the data suggests you no more than 2.5 hours per week, spread out between two or three sessions consisting of slow or moderately-paced running. Read more  http://www.newser.com/story/184784/too-much-running-could-actually-kill-you-sooner.html
 
 
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
 
   
 
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