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Research shows why athletes become tired during marathon

Added: Feb 21 2008, 02:10 PM in: Health & Wellness
Leaky Muscle Cells Lead To Fatigue

ScienceDaily (Feb. 12, 2008) — What do marathoners and heart failure patients have in common? More
than you think according to new findings by physiologists at Columbia
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Finding May Solve Riddle of Fatigue in Muscles - New York Times

Added: Feb 13 2008, 01:19 AM in: Health & Wellness
By GINA KOLATA
Published: February 12, 2008

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A 6-step Plan to Speedy Marathon Recovery | Active.com

Added: Jan 26 2008, 04:21 AM in: Health & Wellness
Coach Jenny Hadfield For Active.com Congratulations, you’ve finished the marathon! Now what? Complete marathon recovery can take anywhere from several weeks to several months, depending on the intensity of your race perfo... [Read More]
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Daily exercise dramatically lowers men's death rates - eurekalert.org

Added: Jan 23 2008, 03:00 PM in: Health & Wellness
Public release date: 22-Jan-2008
Contact: Karen Astle karen.astle@heart.org 214-706-1392 American Heart Association
Daily exercise dramatically lowers men's death rates American Heart Association rapid access journal report: Increased exerc... [Read More]
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Too Cold to Exercise? Try Another Excuse - New York Times

Added: Jan 20 2008, 11:27 PM in: Health & Wellness
By GINA KOLATA Published: January 17, 2008 JULIA HENSLEY, a 41-year-old artist, got a taste of bitter cold a decade ago when she spent a winter living on a glacier near Seward, Alaska. Typical winter temperatures were 10 to 15 degrees be... [Read More]
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Nick Symmonds: Setbacks (Elite Athlete Blog - Entry #4) | The Final Sprint (TFS)

Added: Jan 17 2008, 01:04 PM in: Health & Wellness
Posted January 14th, 2008Welcome to the official blog of elite American middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds. For more information about Nick please visit: www.nicksymmonds.com
There comes a time during every runner’s training where they are b... [Read More]
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Paula Radcliffe training to breathe easy and lay Olympic ghost - Times Online

Added: Jan 14 2008, 02:06 PM in: Health & Wellness
January 14, 2008
Paula Radcliffe will have to fight her way through streets swathed in smog that is 15 times denser than in London, ignore the nagging memory of her kerbside implosion in Athens and then shrug off the best that Japan and China can thr... [Read More]
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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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