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
’ve built your general endurance, the need for longer single runs every day shifts for two reasons. Firstly, it’s easier to maintain endurance than to build it; therefore, as long as you have a regular long run and your overall mileage hasn’t dropped considerably
to concentrate — not to mention more energised for a five-miler. On top of that, coffee's high antioxidant content has been attributed to reducing the risk of diabetes, heart disease and Parkinson's disease, and caffeine has been linked to aiding fat metabolism
first, then do one of the workouts below, alternating between them. Each takes 20 to 30 minutes. Except where noted, do three sets of 20 reps. Increase the reps each week until you get to 50, then increase resistance.Workout 1 Overhead press and squat
are to be expected, but don't let them put you off your next cycle of training or another race. It's easy to recover, stay in great shape and be ready for the next challenge if you follow these simple tips from our expert coaches and athletes. Go for a spin"After a
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