Category Extreme Exercise Risks

Go Big or Go Home? What You Need to Know

Nothing exemplifies the innately American slogan “go big or go home” quite like our society’s relationship with exercise.  We, apparently, either binge-watch “The Walking Dead” while slumped on the couch gorging on bacon-wrapped, cheese-stuffed-crusted pizza or we are fanatically addicted to CrossFit and Ironman training. Yes, somewhere in the neighborhood of two-thirds of us are […]

Can Extreme Exercise Be Bad For You?

For the last several years, fitness industry publications have been flirting with the question of whether or not there is such a thing as too much exercise as it pertains to overall health and, in particular, the heart.  This has become a lightening rod issue for an industry that makes its living off of getting people […]