to restore to full health, so it should go without saying that you need to take early active intervention. Acute injury is associated with local bleeding and that the object of first aid is to minimise this bleeding and reduce its consequences. The acronym
DEHYDRATION Ouch You're parched, your mouth is full of cotton balls, and your heart races. Science Plain and simple: You've lost too much fluid. Cure Drink! Water is best to quench the thirst, but drink what you crave. HITTING THE RED ZONE Ouch Your muscles burn – an...
The wheels were coming off, and all I could do was watch them roll away. This was my third straight August running the Pikes Peak Ascent in Manitou Springs, USA, and I'd begun the day confident, ready to put hard-won lessons to work. My first year
GETTY IMAGESPicture the scene (you may not have to try too hard). You’re in good shape, you’re enjoying your run and suddenly something hurts. How do you know whether to run through it – crying ‘no pain, no gain’ – or to rest for five minutes; whether to walk home immediately or ...
This was my first marathon and it was great. I didn't reach my target time (to go under five hours) but I finished in 5:25.57. I got to that dreaded 20-mile point and then my legs got very heavy.I used a combination of running and walking after
Q. I'm a fairly experienced swimmer but I've never used training aids such as hand paddles and don't really know where to start. What would you recommend?A. Swim training with paddles is a great way to develop upper- body strength, perfect your
Weight 402gEvaluation ECS – the Ecto Cantilever System – is Avia’s take on the ‘mechanical midsole’ – Nike’s Shox and Adidas A3 were the first shoes to utilise this concept, but while Nike and Adidas use the pillars to provide cushioning, Avia uses
Salomon Men's Trail IV 3/4 Tights (SS12), £45.00Kerry says: Now, skin-tight lycra isn’t every man’s preferred running attire, but if you put those baggy shorts aside for one minute, you might find these aid your performance somewhat.I’ve picked
and carbohydrate drink at each of the aid stations. Im mystified by this cramp. Did I do something wrong?A First of all, drinking four to five litres of fluid in the 48 hours before a marathon is about right. A person generally needs a millilitre of fluid
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