Some runners don't worry much about their weight. They think: I run, therefore I can eat a cow for dinner. But these same runners gain 3.3 pounds per decade, according to a recent US analysis of 4,700 mid-life male runners by the National Runners
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.
month before contacting the main author, Dr Christopher Almond. His study was large and meticulous, making it probably the best yet in the field of exercise-associated hyponatremia. He and his colleagues obtained pre-race and post-race body weights
So you want to start running? You've heard it's inexpensive, great for your health, the best way to lose weight (and keep it off). You've got friends who run, and they're trim, happy, centred and productive.Running also looks like a straightforward
? When Einstein runners finish a session, they don't write essays or poems. They record their numbers. How far did I run today? What was the temperature and humidity? My pre- and post-run weight? My average and maximum heart rate? Mission impossible
seen the results listed in magazines and books, but the figures probably didn’t mean much to you, because the usual unit of measurement is millilitres per kilogram of body weight per minute. Anyway, legendary 10,000m runner David Bedford had a VO2 max
protein and youll be fine.Weigh yourself daily during periods of intense training If youre losing weight, make sure its from fat loss, not chronic dehydration. Maughans recommendation is to restrict actual weight loss to one per cent of body mass
, enjoyable (and effective) way to run. It’s worth a try, isn’t it? Amby Burfoot is Editor of Runner's World US.
explains why runners get higher than cyclists, swimmers, and those who simply stroll around the block. Cyclists and swimmers don’t support their own body weight while exercising; walking isn’t very intense. In other words, these activities don’t produce
pedal pushing, but from a lean frame. If you carry too much weight, gravity pulls you backward. A Kenyan 10,000m runner on a bike might perform quite well in the Pyrenees, but the same Kenyan would be crushed in the time trials, which demand brute power
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