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Does strenuous exercise reduce our immunity? Check out this recent NY Times article.

Does strenuous exercise reduce our immunity? Check out this recent NY Times article. It has been believed for years that too much exertional exercise may actually reduce our immunity resistance. Recent studies are debunking this idea according to the NY Times. The idea of a weakened immune system from strenuous exercise became popular in the 1980’s, because exercise caused an abundance of immune elements in the blood that quickly dissipated after exercise, .giving the appearance that exercise reduced immunity. A new article in the NY Times debunks the idea of the immune system being weakened by strenuous exercise How Strenuous Exercise Read More »