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CrossFit linked to rhabdomyolysis spike

The increasing popularity of high-intensity resistance training in young males is being blamed for a rise in severe cases of rhabdomyolysis in Australia. Doctors from the Royal Melbourne Hospital and Austin Health reported 34 cases of rhabdomyolysis (defined as a creatinine kinase greater than 25,000 units/L) over a one-year period. Ten of these cases were ...

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