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VALENCIA MARATHON 2020 “ELITE EDITION”: A WAY TO TOKYO 2021?

Course of the Valencia Marathon 2020 Like so many other marathons at world level, the 2020 Valencia marathon has had its agenda altered by the Covid-19. As with London and… Read more »

HEAT STRESS DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RUNNING A MARATHON AND AN ULTRA-MARATHON

Peggy & Marco Lachmann-Anke (Pixabay) Marathon and ultra-marathon differ not only in the distance, but also and more importantly on the length of the event. Additionally, many of these events… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXVII) – Atlanta 1996: JOSIA THUGWANE (1971?-)

Josia Thugwane “Uma ufuna ukuba uphumelele, hkohlwa konke” (in native Zulu) (“If you want to succeed, forget everything”) Josia Thugwane As we mentioned in our previous post about Fatuma Roba´s… Read more »

SPORTS RECOVERY USING CRYOTHERAPY AND PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS (PCM)

Photo by Carabo Spain (Pixabay) High-intensity exercise usually causes muscle damage, or EIMD (Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage). It is accompanied by strength loss, soreness, oxidative stress and inflammation, factors that cause… Read more »

THREE DAYS IN THE INTERIOR OF PORTUGAL: SERRA DA ESTRELA AND MONSANTO

With the travel limitations of Covid-19, the general trend has been to look for “proximity” destinations. The interior of Portugal offers many areas of interest. Thus, one of them was… Read more »

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 »