In the mid-1970s, Runner's World Medical Editor George Sheehan, M.D., confirmed that he was hardly the only runner beset by injuries: a poll of the magazine's readers revealed that 60 per cent reported chronic problems. To describe himself
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.
&E doctors who had been encountering a condition never seen before at road races: overhydration. The runners actually seemed to have consumed too much fluid. In 1985 Noakes published the seminal paper in the field, Water Intoxication: A Possible Complication
in training distances, anaerobic capacity, and strength." A chapter in the International Olympic Committee's 1992 book Endurance and Sport reported a study of runners who did 12 weeks of regular training, plus "hill training with ‘bounce running'." After
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