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The Difference Between FUEL And HYDRATION In A Marathon

Performance in a marathon is about controlling the controllable. Train hard, recover well and the variables associated with fitness are minimised. Practice pace judgement and the likelihood that you reach your goal begins to increase. Fuel and hydrate properly and you maximise the chances of avoiding ‘the wall’ or the myriad of other names associated with… Keep Reading

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Mountain Runner Joseph Gray Wins 13th National Title

Published on TrailRunner.com Written by Nancy Hobbs & Lin Gentling. Photos by Richard Bolt. Today’s USATF Half Marathon Trail Championships in Hayward, Wisconsin, saw a familiar face in Joseph Gray winning his 13th national title. The 33-year-old from Colorado Springs, CO, bested a competitive field to take the win with a time of 1:10:11. “I… Keep Reading

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The Ultimate Ocean Marathon

The Volvo Ocean Race is the ultimate ocean marathon, pitting the sport’s best sailors against each other across the world’s toughest oceans. The legendary race that began in 1973 will start from Alicante, Spain in October 2017 and finish in The Hague, Netherlands in June 2018. Featuring almost three times as much Southern Ocean sailing… Keep Reading

Which sporting event has the most extreme energy expenditure?

Written By Asker Jeukendrup for mysportscience.com Follow Asker on Twitter @Jeukendrup It is often said that the Tour de France is perhaps the most gruelling endurance event on the planet. The same is sometimes said about Ironman. We saw in my previous blog that energy expenditure in the Tour de France averages almost 6000 kcal per day for… Keep Reading

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Nick Willis Wins 5th Avenue Mile

By Rich Sands, @sands (c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved NEW YORK (10-Sep) — Experience counts on 5th Avenue. Jenny Simpson and Nick Willis proved that here today with emphatic wins down the famed New York City boulevard. Simpson scored a record sixth title at the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile shortly after… Keep Reading

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Hydration On The Run

Adapted from Matt Fitzgerald Hydration during running is not as complicated as you may have been led to believe. When you run, you sweat. The more you sweat, the more your blood volume decreases. The more your blood volume decreases, the harder your heart has to work to deliver oxygen to your working muscles. Sounds… Keep Reading

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