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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

Posted on in BLOGS

Food Fight: High Fat vs High Carb

Written by Asker Jeukendrup. Follow Asker on Twitter @Jeukendrup There is a lot of debate about “training low”, low carb diets, Paleo diets, Atkins diets, fasted training, keto diets, etc. versus the more traditional high carbohydrate approach. It seems that people are in one of these two camps and there is little or no middle ground. The… 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

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TED-Ed VIDEO: What Would Happen If You Didn’t Drink Water?

Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, animation by Chris Bishop. Water is essentially everywhere in our world, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? Mia Nacamulli details the health benefits of… Keep Reading

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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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