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Too many marathons can kill, warn doctors - Telegraph

Too many marathons can kill, warn doctors - Telegraph | Marathon training may be harmful | Scoop.it
Doing too many marathons could kill you, doctors have said in a stark warning about the dangers of taking too much vigorous exercise.
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Is Marathon Running Bad for the Heart?

Is Marathon Running Bad for the Heart? | Marathon training may be harmful | Scoop.it
The death from heart attack of the ultramarathoner Micah True has raised awareness about the safety of marathon racing and training. But the science suggests that distance running and racing are extremely unlikely to kill you — except when, in rare instances, they do.
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Running May Be Harmful to Your Heart | Yahoo Health

Running May Be Harmful to Your Heart | Yahoo Health | Marathon training may be harmful | Scoop.it
Slow and steady wins the race, especially if that race is a marathon, and the spoils of the win include survival. At least that’s the prevailing opinion of a number of the country’s top cardiologists and a new study due out next month from British journal Heart.
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Special Report: Are Marathons Dangerous?

Special Report: Are Marathons Dangerous? | Marathon training may be harmful | Scoop.it
Note: For more, including charts and useful tips, see "Grave Concerns" in the December 2008 issue of Runner's World magazine. Most days, on my noontime run, I don't worry about dying. Sure, my HDL ("good" cholesterol), which should be well over 50, is down in the basement (mid-30s), next to the late Tim Russert's. And my grandfather had his first heart attack in his 50s. And some people consider me a Type A personality. And I'm at an age, 62, where I've got decidedly fewer birthdays ahead of me than behind.
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