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Tuesday February 3 - Day 479 - Running Science Shop Run

After discovering a new group run on Facebook the other day I decided to saddle up and take part in it this morning.

It was the… 561 more words


Cracking the Code on Sweat Rates

If you have been doing triathlons for any amount of time, I suspect you do a good job of sweating. Additionally, I’m sure you know that if you want to successfully complete longer training sessions and races you must avoid or delay dehydration caused by fluid losses from the body. 596 more words


Arm Swing and Running Economy

What you do with your arms affects how much energy you consume.

Around the time I started running, I happened to be reading James Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, in which Mike Flynn, running coach to “some of the best runners of modern times,” instructs young Stephen to run with “his head high lifted, his knees well lifted and his hands held straight down by his sides.” I tried it; it was comically hard, and looked something like this. 585 more words