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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 »

ARGININE SUPPLEMENTATION: DOES IT REALLY IMPROVE SPORTS PERFORMANCE?

The use of nutritional supplements is common among athletes to maintain health and improve athletic performance. Proteins and amino acids are specially consumed as ergogenic aids, with a frequency of… Read more »

CARBOHYDRATES (CHO) CONSUMPTION DURING ULTRA-MARATHONS: 60, 90 OR 120 GRAMS/HOUR?

Ultra-endurance events (> 4h), especially in mountainous terrains, have become very popular in recent years. Runners in these events are exposed to various topographic, climatic, altitude and temperature conditions. The… Read more »