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ENERGY COST OF THE GALLOWAY (RUN:WALK) MARATHON PACING METHOD

Photo by Pasja100 (Pixabay) The pacing strategy alternating periods of walking and running is known as the Galloway Method, after Jeff Galloway, the former US Olympic runner who popularized it…. Read more »

VITAMINS C AND E ON EXERCISE PERFORMANCE

Photo by Massimo Sartirana (Pixabay) According to the American College of Sports Medicine up to 50% of athletes use nutritional supplements. Among the most popular supplements nowadays are antioxidants, used… Read more »

WOMEN IN ULTRA-ENDURANCE SPORTS: CLOSING THE GAP WITH THE MEN?

Photo by Quino AI (Unsplash) During the 1990s some studies calculated that women would overtake men performance in the marathon event, because of their steeper increase in running velocity over… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXX) – Athens 2004: MIZUKI NOGUCHI (1978-)

Mizuki Noguchi winning the 2004 Olympic marathon “I want to keep running until my legs break down for good.” Mizuki Noguchi The 2004 Summer Olympics saw the Olympic Games go… Read more »

HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY (HBOT), ANOTHER TOOL FOR SPORTS RECOVERY

Photo by Jane Sundried (Unsplash) The therapy HBOT is medical treatment that involves breathing pure oxygen in a pressurized chamber (ambient pressure higher than atmospheric pressure).   A brief story… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXIX) – Sydney 2000: GEZAHEGNE ABERA (1978-)

“I had never run just to participate; I always ran for victory.” Gezahegne Abera After the women´s marathon, which finished with victory for the Japanese Naoko Takahashi, next in line… Read more »

NEW WORLD RECORDS IN LONG-DISTANCE RUNNING: PHYSIOLOGICAL OR TECHNOLOGICAL?

Photo by MIguel A Amutio (Unsplash) Since the introduction of the first carbon fibre plate (CFP) shoes by Nike in 2016 we have seen most of the long-distance running world… Read more »