Potential Adverse Cardiovascular Effects From Excessive Endurance Exercise

Regular exercise is a good thing. Through it we can maintain energy levels and conditioning, mental health and weight. However like almost anything else, we need to be careful of too much of a good thing. As a “former” marathoner, I read this article from the Mayo Clinic Proceedings with great interest. This article suggests that long term extreme endurance exercise may induce deleterious cardiac structural remodeling. Runners are a tough breed though and it is very difficult to cut back on something so enjoyable. It seems cutting back but not out is the key…

Potential Adverse Cardiovascular Effects From Excessive Endurance Exercise.

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