Author Archives: oneKmore

TRAINING LOAD: OVERREACHING VS. OVERTRAINING. HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?

Photo by Karsten Winegart (Unsplash) Training load is one of the key factors affecting performance. In preparation for a specific competition is common for endurance athletes to increase training load…. Read more »

SPANISH MARATHON (2/2): FROM THE SILVER AGE TO THE PRESENT DAY

The Silver Age After Sidney 2000 there would still be good Spanish marathoners, but in smaller numbers. Between 2001 and 2006, marks below 2.10.00 were still regularly achieved, while the… Read more »

SPANISH MARATHON (1/2): FROM THE LATE 80s TO THE GOLDEN AGE

Diego García (left, silver), Martín Fiz (middle, gold) and Alberto Juzdado (right, bronze) at the European Athletics Championships of Helsinki 1994 The prelude Continuing our previous post where we reviewed… Read more »

RISING PHOENIX (2020, Ian Bonhôte & Peter Ettedgui, 105min)

“The Olympics is where the heroes are made. The Paralympics is where the heroes come.” Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee Available in Netflix “Rising Phoenix” is a… Read more »

BEST MARATHONERS AND SPANISH MARATHON TIMES (sub 2h10m) OF ALL TIMES

Only Spanish World Champions in marathon. World Championships of Athens 1997: Martín Fiz (left) y Abel Antón (right) Spanish marathoners have managed to stand out in big competitions on several… Read more »

LONDON MARATHON 2020: A LOT MORE THAN KIPCHOGE AND BEKELE

Because of Covid-19 the London Marathon 2020 was firstly delayed from April to October 4th, until it was decided than this edition would be uniquely for elite runners. With the… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXVI) – Atlanta 1996: FATUMA ROBA (1973-)

“This is not only a special thing for me but also for my country and all African women” Fatuma Roba Atlanta was selected over Athens, Belgrade, Manchester, Melbourne, and Toronto… Read more »