more than that. A review of 50 studies on tapering published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise shows that levels of muscle glycogen, enzymes, antioxidants and hormones - all depleted by high mileage - return to optimal ranges during
. Mentally review your race plan.Position yourself appropriately at the start according to your projected pace, and remind yourself to start gently! You'll be glad you did when later in the race you're able to pass all those runners who started too fast.
half a lifetime left. So if you choose to stay in the running game, you need to renew and review your goals." One way to do that is to set age-based time goals each year. Try to beat the best time you've run for each distance while in the 45-49 age
or even enhance performance. In fact, no measurable, significant benefit of stretching has ever been proven," he adds. And science backs him up. In reviews of the scientific literature on stretching in 1999 and 2002, published in the British Medical
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