Dr. Larry Creswell, of the Athlete’s heart blog, just posted an interesting debate from the Journal of Physiology. The question of whether longterm endurance exercise leads to heart damage is a hotly contested issue in cardiology. For those who are curious about this intriguing topic, his links lead to very readable prose.
Larry suggests paying attention and staying informed as this story unfolds. That’s good advice.
With the explosion of middle-aged people who insist on hanging their self-esteem on how much inflammation they can endure, we will surely be learning more on this topic.
Here is the link to the excellent post on the Athlete’s heart blog.