Extreme Distance Running Too Much Of A Good Thing

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In the article “Extreme Distance Running: Too Much of a Good Thing? (2012)”, Erin Allday discusses the benefits and the drawbacks of extreme running on the human body. With increasing popularity of long distance running, the side effects of extreme running have caused sport experts’ and scientists’ attention. Although death happens rarely during running, Allday declares that runners are likely to hurt themselves if they do run too hard. Then Allday cite Dr. Matt DeVane, who comes from the American Heart Association and points out that moderate running is good enough to keep healthy, otherwise, injuries will take a runner back to the “ground zero”. With regard to couch potato who
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