The One That Started It All
Aug 11 6:03 a.m.
"She began her trek at the Acropolis in Athens and completed her version of the run, logging 335 miles total and more than 52 miles a day for the week."
100 Marathons in 100 days
Aug 06 3:39 a.m.
"Mike Buss completed his 51st marathon in 51 days at a shopping centre in Kent, breaking the previous record of 50 marathons in 50 days."
With This Rinse, Performance Improves
Jul 26 8:06 a.m.
"Athletes can improve their performance in intense bouts of exercise, lasting an hour or so, if they merely rinse their mouths with a carbohydrate solution. They don’t even have to swallow it."
Is the "right shoe for you" just BS?
Jul 21 8:48 a.m.
"Injury rates were high among all the runners, but they were highest among the soldiers who had received shoes designed specifically for their foot types. If anything, wearing the “right” shoes for their particular foot shape had increased trainees’ chances of being hurt."
You're running, but are you cruisin'?
Jul 19 6:23 a.m.
"Jogging tracks and state-of-the-art fitness centres are standard on most big ships, but increasingly so are wellness education classes, metabolic testing and cutting edge fitness classes, from kettlebell workouts to TRX suspension training, which borrows technology from U.S. Navy Seals."
The Men Who Stare at Screens
Jul 14 9 a.m.
"Regular workout sessions do not appear to fully undo the effects of prolonged sitting. 'There seem to be different pathways' involved in the beneficial physiological effects of exercising and the deleterious impacts of sitting..."