When I first started running regularly, I wondered right away about my joints.
Would my knees be OK? Would all that movement wear down the cartilage? In the end the consensus from long-time runners was that the benefits for my heart and cardiovascular system would outweigh any wear on bones, joints or ligaments. I believed that too.
A recent article from Today Health left me with a lot of questions, and with more than 100 comments, a lot of others felt the same way too. Of course, it’s aptly titled “Running farther, faster and longer can kill you” to raise alarm.
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