Too much running bad for your health?
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|Thu, 04-03-2014 - 11:39am|
Once again the subject of too much running has hit the news. A new study just out suggest too much running can shorten your lifespan. "Running regularly has long been linked to a host of health benefits, including weight control, stress reduction, better blood pressure and cholesterol.However, recent research suggests there may a point of diminishing returns with running.A number of studies have suggested that a "moderate" running regimen -- a total of two to three hours per week, according to one expert -- appears best for longevity, refuting the typical "more is better" mantra for physical activity." READ MORE
I find this all very interesting as I personally just logged another 100+ mile month running. I have to wonder if I am helping or hurting myself in the long run (hehe-pardon the pun). Your thoughts on this new study?