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Heart strain from extreme exercise doesn’t cause permanent damage, study says

Heart strain from extreme exercise doesn’t cause permanent damage, study says

Health
June 27 (UPI) -- Performing strenuous exercise, like taking part in a 24-hour ultramarathon, won't permanently hurt a person's heart, new research shows. High-intensity running puts more strain on the heart and drives up biomarkers that would otherwise indicate cardiac risk, according to a study published in June in Heliyon. However, those elevated biomarkers don't cause permanent damage. "Experienced runners performed with greater intensity and speed which placed strains on their hearts," Rodrigo Hohl, a researcher at Federal University of Juiz de Fora and study co-lead investigator, said in a news release. "Novice runners ran with less intensity, which resulted in lower cardiac biomarker levels." The study included 25 people who took blood tests before and after they ran in a 24-hour u...
Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns against complacency after permanent appointment

Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns against complacency after permanent appointment

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged his Manchester United players to "work harder" - and warned them against complacency because they will "never last at this club".The former United striker was named the club's permanent manager on Thursday, having arrived on an interim basis in December to replace Jose Mourinho.Under the Norwegian, 46, United have lost only once in 13 league games. "We are looking forward, we have got to work harder," Solskjaer said."I want a Man Utd team to be one of the hardest working, fittest teams a...