Next time tell me , you want to steal something from that monkey ..I would start my race much earlier
I’m giddy when new research supports my undisciplined behavior. This time, it’s exercise. Here’s a quick snapshot of new research reported in the Wall Street Journal:
- Running too fast, too far and for too many years may speed one’s progress toward the finish line of life.
- After age 50, pushing too hard is probably not good for one’s heart or longevity.
- For a lot of older athletes: Running can take a toll on the heart that essentially eliminates the benefits of exercise.
- The benefits of running may come to a hard stop later in life. Runners had a 19% lower death rate than nonrunners but among the runners, those who ran a lot—more than 20 to 25 miles a week—lost that mortality advantage.
- There was no mortality benefit for those who ran faster than 8 miles per hour, while those who ran slower reaped significant mortality benefits.
- Studies are…
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