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  1. haidut

    Intense exercise causes mitochondrial damage even in elite athletes

    Hopefully, this post won't be interpreted as trying to bash exercise. Its goal is to simply draw attention to the fact that intense exercise can be detrimental even for elite athletes. While the damage the study observed was temporary, it is now known that (just like ionizing radiation) the...
  2. L

    Coffee Enhances Athletic Endurance Performance

    Coffee might be as good as caffeine pills or powder for endurance performance results :D http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 095439.htm
  3. haidut

    High Percentage Of Endurance Athletes Have Asthma

    In confirmation of Ray's stance against "aerobic" (endurance) exercise, this study showed that a very high percentage of top swimmers have confirmed asthma. The article also goes on to say that the asthma effects is seen on other endurance sports, further confirming Ray's views. What's stunning...
  4. haidut

    The Dark Side Of Exercise [Sudden Cardiac Death]

    Ray has written about the strain on the heart and damage seen in long distance runners, etc. It's ironic that ancient civilizations considered chronic exercise as very unhealthy, while the modern world pushes for more and more strenuous activity. http://m.heart.bmj.com/content/100/16/1227...
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