Marathon Running Won’t Undo Poor Lifestyle Choices, Study Suggests

Even marathon participants can’t outrun an unhealthy lifestyle, according to a new study highlighted by The New York Times. For years, expert opinion has been mixed on whether long-distance running helps or hurts hearts. In the 1970s, research suggested that marathon running and a heart-healthy diet would completely prevent atherosclerosis (a buildup of harmful plaque in the arteries). … Read more Marathon Running Won’t Undo Poor Lifestyle Choices, Study Suggests