Stage 4: 82KI made it! Everyone says that if you can get through the long stage you'll finish the race. I'm happy to report that at around 1.30 today (Thursday) I hobbled across the finish line after 82K, not quite last but with not too many people behind me. With blisters upon b...
You just had a baby and you’re itching to hit the road again. Which is great – exercise boosts mood, gives you some much-needed (though too often undervalued) ‘me time’ and gets you out of your pyjamas. But even if you worked out during your pregnancy, you need to ease back into ...
session is slower, so you get slightly less training effect. But most of the time you do long runs to build overall endurance and increase your body’s ability to burn fat and calories in general. A long R/W run does this just fine. Increased variety Far
Being vegetarian doesn't mean you have to compromise on performance. Anecdotal evidence suggests that a vegetarian diet for endurance athletes is by no means detrimental. However, an athlete who consumes a poorly planned vegetarian diet may
battling against a crippling, hostile landscape.The Marathon des Sables is a 151-mile endurance race across the Sahara Desert - equivalent to 5½ marathons in less than a week. Competitors are required to carry all their clothes, food, first aid kit
-burning. So grab your favourite sports drink, put your feet up and read on at a comfortable pace.Why?Long runs give you endurance the ability to run further. Yet they can help 10K runners as well as marathoners. Long runs do several things. They
hills at threshold) will build your endurance and strength ready for the second half of the race. Q. I've put together my own training schedule, and intend to run 27 miles four weeks prior to the race. Is this OK to do? Russell Gardham A. No
was announcing his own plans, his fellow American Sam Thompson was reaching the end of his own feat of endurance – running 51 marathons in 50 days. So maybe it's not such a rare (or crazy) talent, after all? Forty-three-year-old Karnazes, who embarks on the North
endurance rather than speed training – so swap time on the track for long runs and hikes on similar terrain to your race.You'll be running longer, so your body will need more time to recover. Without enough rest days, those crucial long runs will tire you
’ll definitely be able to get round a 10K one way or another, so there’s nothing to be afraid of. The first step is to start building up your training distances in small increments to improve your endurance. It’s easiest if you integrate the training into your
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