," writes the physiologist, "acidosis and muscle fatigue would occur more quickly, and exercise performance would be severely impaired." I’ve been hearing claims like this for nearly 10 years. At first they came mainly from just one source, Professor George
the final miles of a marathon, you should be able to run faster.This extract is from The Runner's World Complete Book of Running by RW USA Editor Amby Burfoot.
into the no-pain, no-gain trap. They train too hard. You know what comes next; burnout, fatigue, injury.Some runners make the opposite mistake. They don’t train hard enough. Their speciality is junk mileage – running so slowly that they receive little
are spending less time on the ground, and I’ve increased my stride frequency. In London, my legs did not fatigue at all during or after the marathon.”What you should do Instead of running strides at the end of several easy runs a week, do a ‘fast-feet’ drill
is orientated to reach top endurance performance."Lucia, who has run a 2:52 marathon, says that riders must be ready to call on their superhuman skills at any time. "A rider must be able to perform for three weeks in the face of accumulating fatigue without
and calorie burn, courtesy of all those trips to the bathroom. But theres no evidence for the list of dehydration ills fatigue, headache, dry skin, lack of concentration and so on put forth by some. Without any convincing data, I remain sceptical of all
, enjoyable (and effective) way to run. It’s worth a try, isn’t it? Amby Burfoot is Editor of Runner's World US.
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