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Old 01-28-2011, 04:05 PM   #1
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13 University of Iowa football players were hospitalized after 'grueling' conditioning workouts. There's an investigation still going on but...I have a slight idea as to the style of workout they were doing. I'll keep updating as this plays out.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ncf/news/story?id=6065314
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Old 01-28-2011, 04:18 PM   #2
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5 of them are out of the hospital, which is good news. But some of the comments on that article I posted are awesome too.
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Old 01-28-2011, 05:25 PM   #3
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The comments are from outer space, mostly. :-)
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:15 AM   #4
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There is a bit more detail about their workout in this article - which discusses a similar rhabdomyolisis problem in SC in 2007:

http://hosted2.ap.org/txash/Article/...%20Development (wfs)
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Old 01-31-2011, 03:46 PM   #5
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I saw a couple of articles that said they were doing 100 squats with 240 LB's and then running. Peter's article said they were then pulling a sled. I think I would have skipped the Rhabdo and just died to make it easier.
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