Tag: ultramarathon

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 »

OFF-ROAD RUNNING (II): HILL RUNNING, ORIENTEERING, OBSTACLES, CROSS-COUNTRY AND ULTRAMARATHON

Off-road running types and characteristics We continue with our recap of the main off-road running varieties. For a summary check the summary image that accompanies this post.   Hill running… Read more »

PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES OF ULTRA-MARATHONS IN NON-ELITE ATHLETES

Image by Skeeze (Pixabay) It is mostly accepted that running a marathon is a physical challenge, and even more running an ultramarathon, although the physiological effects of running distances longer… Read more »