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A Matter of Survival: Training to combat fatigue

Added: Jan 13 2008, 06:49 AM in: Health & Wellness
Training to combat fatigue By Jason R. Karp, M.S.As featured in the December 2007 issue of Running Times Magazine One of my first encounters with fatigue occurred when I had mononucleosis my senior year in high school (that's what I get for kiss... [Read More]
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But First, Doctor, What Was Your Marathon Time? - New York Times

Added: Jan 6 2008, 05:40 PM in: Health & Wellness
By GINA KOLATA Published: January 3, 2008 YOU are an athlete, or, at least, very active. Should you seek doctors who are athletes, too? After all, some obese people pass around lists of “fat friendly” doctors who treat them with respe... [Read More]
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Matters of the Heart: Risking it All for the Marathon - active.com

Added: Jan 3 2008, 06:41 AM in: Health & Wellness
Matters of the Heart: Risking it All for the Marathon By Don Allison For Active.com
As most long-distance runners and fans know, the sport suffered a great tragedy this year in New ... [Read More]
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Anemia and Iron deficiency Sports Doctor section - A Time-to-Run - for your medical assistance

Added: Dec 31 2007, 04:06 AM in: Health & Wellness
Anemia has been identified as the most common medical condition among athletes. It is more common in females than males and especially in female athletes.
Anemia and iron deficiency
The capacity of the body to transpo... [Read More]
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Runner's Trots - The 'plague' of the exerciser Sports Doctor section - Time-to-Run - for your medical assistance

Added: Dec 31 2007, 03:50 AM in: Health & Wellness
Running is good for maintaining regular bowel movements. This is one theory on why there is a decreased incidence of colon cancer among those who partake in running. BUT, it can also be said that it may be too much of a good thing.
Qu... [Read More]
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Bloody urine : Why? Sports Doctor section - Time-to-Run - for your medical assistance

Added: Dec 31 2007, 03:45 AM in: Health & Wellness
Bloody urine: Why?
Long distance runners should always keep a close watch on their urine output since it serves as a good monitoring tool for keeping a check on fluid balance, especially if training regularly in hot weather. Such observation will hav... [Read More]
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Train Your Brain for Marathon Success - active.com

Added: Dec 28 2007, 05:32 AM in: Health & Wellness
Train Your Brain for Marathon Success Matt Fitzgerald For Active.com
Every marathon runner dreads "hitting the wall," or being overwhelmed by fatigue before the finish line is withi... [Read More]
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allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: Traditional Norms - Major Challenge for Female Athletes (Page 1 of 1)

Added: Dec 14 2007, 09:02 PM in: Health & Wellness
13 December 2007Posted to the web 13 December 2007
Grace ChingomaHarare
THE Women And Sport Foundation believe harassment and traditional norms are some of the big challenges female athletes still face when participating in various sporting disciplines... [Read More]
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San Luis Obispo County’s website | 12/13/2007 | Hasay to be sidelined by foot injury

Added: Dec 14 2007, 08:48 PM in: Health & Wellness
Just days after placing third at the Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships, Jordan Hasay is dealing with the first injury of her career.
Hasay, the Mission Prep junior who’s won national championships in track and cross country and p... [Read More]
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Heart Disease In A Marathon Runner: Is Too Much Exercise A Bad Thing?

Added: Dec 5 2007, 01:49 AM in: Health & Wellness
The patient had expected a score indicating a healthy cardiovascular system. Instead, the images indicated a high score: a build-up of calcium in his coronary arteries put him at high risk for blocked blood vessels and a possible heart attack.
The m... [Read More]
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SI.com - More Sports - Alexander Wolff: Alberto Salazar knows that life is the only long run that really matters - Wednesday October 31, 2007 9:56AM

Added: Dec 5 2007, 01:40 AM in: Health & Wellness
10/31/07 
Death is one of those things Alberto Salazar used to run into. He'd finish a race and all but perish, as likely from fire as from ice. In 1978, at the end of the 7.1-mile Falmouth (Mass.) Road Race, he was read the last rites after c... [Read More]
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Heart Rate Monitors: Do They Make a Difference? » Complete Running Network

Added: Dec 5 2007, 01:27 AM in: Health & Wellness
12/04/07 
Heart rate monitors have become very popular running aides in recent years, but do we know how to get the best out of them? You can buy them in all sorts of configurations, from fairly cheap ones (I got mine for about $35) to ones costin... [Read More]
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Dr. Extreme studies athletes who push through pain

Added: Dec 4 2007, 01:42 AM in: Health & Wellness
By Richard Seven
Seattle Times staff reporter
 
The first question usually is: Why?... [Read More]
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Run To The Dark Side

Added: Dec 3 2007, 09:54 PM in: Health & Wellness
New research says there are benefits to running before dawn or after dark--even if you don't have to. By David Abel Photographs by Steve Boyle ... [Read More]
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Can Vitamin C Cure Your Cold? | Newsweek.com

Added: Nov 20 2007, 05:20 AM in: Health & Wellness
Oranges, grapefruits and other vitamin C-loaded foods have many health benefits. But study after study has shown that the vitamin does little—if anything—to cure, prevent or even shorten the duration of the common cold.
The most ... [Read More]
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Ex-mobster a big hit warning college, pro athletes about gambling's dangers

Added: Nov 12 2007, 10:43 PM in: Health & Wellness
It's clear right away – long before the woman sitting up front asks, “Did you shoot anyone?” – that this guy with the straight-out-of-central-casting Brooklyn accent and gold chain is not your typical college lecturer. It... [Read More]
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NOVA | Marathon Challenge | Fit to Go the Distance

Added: Oct 31 2007, 01:29 AM in: Health & Wellness
Fit to Go the Distance by Susan K. Lewis When you watch an Olympic weightlifter hoist a 500-pound barbell over his head, or see a gymnast gracefully slide into a split, the physical attributes that allow these athletes to excel in their sports may s... [Read More]
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Marathon collapse puts long-range focus on future big-city runs: The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.

Added: Oct 10 2007, 09:53 PM in: Health & Wellness
Marathon collapse puts long-range focus on future big-city runs By Michael Tarm
The Associated Press
Published: Wednesday, October 10, 2007
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Investigating heatstroke: How fast do you actually have to run? - The Science of Sport

Added: Oct 10 2007, 05:41 PM in: Health & Wellness
Recent marathon running news has been dominated by the Chicago Marathon and the heat which forced the closure of the race at around 11h30. There has been a great deal of reaction to this, with many people suggesting that even attempting to run in such ... [Read More]
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Real Meals Fast

Added: Oct 4 2007, 08:03 PM in: Health & Wellness
From Men's Health.com
It's 7:30 p.m. You've managed to escape the office alive (and without inflicting serious injury). You've hit the gym. And now, as the minutes tick by, the rumble of your stomach is almost enough to drown out the&nb... [Read More]
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A study raises concerns about caffeine and exercise. What's a coffee lover to do?

Added: Oct 4 2007, 07:59 PM in: Health & Wellness
From Runners World.com
By Judi Ketteler
Wake up, make a beeline for the coffeepot. it's a routine most of us can relate to. In fact, nearly 60 percent of Americans drink coffee every day. And why not? A cup of joe has long been cre... [Read More]
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