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GUEST BLOG POST BY JEFF GALLOWAY: WHY DO WE RUN 26.2 MILES?

Posted by JEFF GALLOWAY on 6/28/2017

Jeff Galloway is an American Olympian and creator of the Galloway RUN-WALK-RUN™ method.

The first race, from the battle site into the 1896 Olympic stadium, was determined to be 40 kilometers, or 25 miles. In 1908, the Olympics were held in London and the route was  charted to start 40K outside Olympic Stadium, as in...  

BEATING THE COMPENSATION EFFECT

Posted by Matt Fitzgerald on 6/20/2017

I’ve never been hungrier than I was when I trained for Ironman Wisconsin in 2002. I trained hard for that race—up to 20 hours a week—and the harder I trained, the hungrier I became. I like to eat, so for a while I enjoyed the increased eating I needed to do in order to quiet my tummy. But eventually my appetite became... 

ARGININE FOR IMPROVED MUSCLE PERFORMANCE

Posted by Dr. Robert Portman on 6/13/2017

Improved endurance is a function of three critical processes: 1) the speed in which carbohydrate is absorbed in the stomach, 2) how fast the blood delivers carbohydrate from the GI tract to muscles, and 3) the speed at which...