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Marathon Runners, Swimmers, And Cross-Country Skiers Beware: Intensive Exercise Is Bad For Your Lungs

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September 15, 2000
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European Respiratory Society
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"There is nothing like sport to improve your breathing!" people often say. Yet this is one piece of advice many top athletes must wish they never listened to, as there is no longer any doubt that an alarming proportion of them experience quite the opposite effect: too much training is actually bad for their breathing.

"There is nothing like sport to improve your breathing!" people often say. Yet this is one piece of advice many top athletes must wish they never listened to, as there is no longer any doubt that an alarming proportion of them experience quite the opposite effect: too much training is actually bad for their breathing.


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European Respiratory Society. "Marathon Runners, Swimmers, And Cross-Country Skiers Beware: Intensive Exercise Is Bad For Your Lungs." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 15 September 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000913203206.htm>.
European Respiratory Society. (2000, September 15). Marathon Runners, Swimmers, And Cross-Country Skiers Beware: Intensive Exercise Is Bad For Your Lungs. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000913203206.htm
European Respiratory Society. "Marathon Runners, Swimmers, And Cross-Country Skiers Beware: Intensive Exercise Is Bad For Your Lungs." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/09/000913203206.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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