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WATCH: Hydration For Runners

About Elizabeth An NCAA Division 1 distance swimmer and water polo player, Elizabeth transitioned into triathlon after college and is a multiple podium finisher at the Olympic and 70.3 race distance and a USAT National Qualifier at the Olympic distance. Elizabeth has an undergraduate degree in Humanities from UCSB, an MA Education in Health Sciences… Keep Reading

Fuel For A Faster Marathon

The final 10km of a marathon can be a world of hurt. Make it easier on yourself with a fuelling strategy. Performance in a marathon is about controlling the controllable. Train hard, recover well and the variables associated with fitness are minimised. Practice pace judgement and the likelihood that you reach your goal begins to increase.… Keep Reading

Why Does Lactic Acid Build Up in Muscles? And Why Does It Cause Soreness?

Stephen M. Roth, a professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of Maryland, explains As our bodies perform strenuous exercise, we begin to breathe faster as we attempt to shuttle more oxygen to our working muscles. The body prefers to generate most of its energy using aerobic methods, meaning with oxygen. Some circumstances,… Keep Reading

What Do You Track? Key Metrics To Monitor And Improve Performance

“If you’re not testing, you’re guessing” is a revolving yet relevant saying within the world of sport. This isn’t to say that basing training on feel is over, far from it. Perception and ‘sensory data’ of how your body is responding is the most critical and influential piece of the athletic-puzzle. However, in the midst… Keep Reading

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