Saturday, 17 October 2015

One week to the Frankfurt Marathon

It is time again to consider where I have managed to drag my fitness to and consider what level of performance might be possible at the Frankfurt Marathon. With one week to go I think all of the 'training' is now done and I should have enough data to produce a reasonable guess.

Friday, 9 October 2015

Sweat: sweet is better than salty for marathon runners

Thinking back to some lectures I attended, probably about 20 years ago now, I came across another good reason why marathon runners might want to 'over' heat acclimate (i.e. train in more clothing than is comfortable so that they can produce large amounts of sweat).