(DigitalJournal) A new study from researchers in Denmark has found that going out for a run and running fast is not such a good idea. In fact, running fast can be as bad for your health, their research discovered, as staying home on the couch and twiddling your thumbs.
The researchers, from the Frederiksberg Hospital in Copenhagen found that running can be good for you, but not at speeds of 7 miles per hour and over. Running each week a few times at a moderate pace will improve your health and help you live longer. But overdoing it with high speeds won't offer those same benefits.
The numbers are quite surprising.
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