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Risk of cardiac arrest for marathon participants is very, very small

The Wall Street Journal reports that new research suggests that the risk of cardiac arrest for those participating in marathons may be very small.

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Surprise! Stretching before run may not help in preventing most running injuries

A new study is raising eyebrows among those of us who include sports medicine in our practices. Now, before I give you the details of the research, a couple of disclaimers:

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Pre-Run Stretch May Hurt Endurance

Runners who stretch before a run expended more energy and run shorter distances, according to a new study. Here are the details from WebMD: Some runners swear by their pre-run stretch as a sure-fire way to run better and stronger … Continue reading

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