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Genetic test determines what sports people should play

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Genetic test determines what sports people should play KCTV Kansas City Roth feels somewhere in one's DNA, there is the answer about athletic performance.
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Wearable technology helping athletes - YouTube

A Montreal company has developed Hexoskin, a wearable technology that tracks an athlete's breathing and heart rate with an eye to improving performance.
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Norawas de Raramuri: Norawas Support Campaign 2014

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Phys Ed: Does Massage Help After Exercise?

Phys Ed: Does Massage Help After Exercise? | ExtremeX | Scoop.it
A professor decided to put a massage therapist’s words to the test.
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Not that this will stop me from getting massage anytime soon, but really interesting findings as well as tangent discussions about the role of lactic acid in recovery.
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Renaissance Man Triathlon

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The Renaissance Man Triathlon is based out of the Renaissance City - Florence, Alabama at McFarland Park and showcases the history of Florence as Triathletes SWIM, BIKE, & RUN through the unique area.
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Nelson Mandela Brought South Africa's Runners Out of the Shadows

Nelson Mandela Brought South Africa's Runners Out of the Shadows | ExtremeX | Scoop.it
Nelson Mandela, the revered Nobel Peace prizewinner who after 27 years in prison gained his freedom and became South Africa’s first black president in a newly post-apartheid era in 1994, believed “sport has the power to change the world … It has...
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Kenyans chase and catch cheetahs

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Four villagers in north-eastern Kenya chase down and capture alive two cheetahs which were killing their goats.
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"The men waited until the hottest part of the day before launching the chase over a distance of four miles (6.4km). The cheetahs got so tired they could not run any more."  Straight from "Born to Run"

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The Outside Innovators of 2014

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In the past year, a bold group of risk takers rattled the outdoor world by turning up the heat on dopers, reinventing the solar industry, and making the most powerful documentary film we've seen in a decade.
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NYC Marathon Charity Entrants Down By 3,000

NYC Marathon Charity Entrants Down By 3,000 | ExtremeX | Scoop.it
Despite aggressive recruitment efforts, which included extending registration for charity runners by six weeks, thousands of charity spots will go unused at the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3.
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Tokyo woman runs Valley Harvest ultra marathon by mistake - Nova News Now

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Tokyo woman runs Valley Harvest ultra marathon by mistake
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One race participant got more than she signed up for at the Valley Harvest Marathon. Hiroko Abe had registered for the Oct.
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Endurance Sports Are Unhealthy | Visual.ly

Endurance Sports Are Unhealthy | Visual.ly | ExtremeX | Scoop.it
Ben Greenfield teaches you everything you need to know to how on dominate your endurance performance without destroying your body.
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What I Saw Running 26 Miles in North Korea’s Stalinist Dictatorship

What I Saw Running 26 Miles in North Korea’s Stalinist Dictatorship | ExtremeX | Scoop.it
Each Friday Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a new dispatch from around the globe. For more foreign correspondence mixed with food, war, travel, and photography, visit their online magazine or follow @roadskingdoms on Twitter.
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When is the 2014 London Marathon? A guide - Telegraph

When is the 2014 London Marathon? A guide  - Telegraph | ExtremeX | Scoop.it
Double world and Olympic champion Mo Farah will be making his eagerly anticipated debut over 26.2 miles when he competes in the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday April 13.
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2014 Boston Marathon Will Be Last for Dick and Rick Hoyt

2014 Boston Marathon Will Be Last for Dick and Rick Hoyt | ExtremeX | Scoop.it
The 2014 Boston Marathon will be the last for the team of Dick and Rick Hoyt. Dick Hoyt told CBS Boston he and his son Rick will compete in their final Boston Marathon together on April 21.
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Do Athletes Live Longer?

Does an athletic lifestyle actually increase lifespan? Watch the rest of the series: http://bit.ly/1n5llRo SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Use the hashtag #...
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Speedskating Suits Too Slow

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Vents on the back of the skintight, aerodynamic speedskating suit let heat escape but also let air enter, which creates a drag that prevents athletes from achieving maximum speed.
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Did Armstrong Buy “Million Dollar” Win?

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Former pro-rider Roberto Gaggioli told an Italian magazine that in October of 1993, Armstrong paid him $100,000 to allow him victory during the final leg of the Thrift Drug Triple Crown of Cycling.
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If true, this takes it to a whole new level of dirty.
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Insane in the Membrane

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Waterproof, breathable fabrics are a billion-dollar market, and the iconic brand Gore-Tex is under siege by market newcomers.
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Comparing Times and Age Groups in Three Big Fall Marathons

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The three biggest U.S. marathons of the fall--Chicago, Marine Corps and New York City--had more than 112,000 finishers combined. That's a lot of marathoners. But what do those finishers look like from race to race?
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Gordon Ramsay Lost 30 Pounds to Compete In Ironman Triathlon [5 PHOTOS] - FOODBEAST

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Gordon Ramsay Lost 30 Pounds to Compete In Ironman Triathlon [5 PHOTOS]
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Chef Gordon Ramsay is best known for being the merciless host of FOX's Hell's Kitchen and for his restaurants that stretch from the UK to the US.
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60 Minute Session: Build Swim Endurance & Improve Technique - Triathlete Europe

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60 Minute Session: Build Swim Endurance & Improve Technique
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Every Friday we'll feature a different coach's workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!). Base work for swimming is a bit of a catch-22.
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UMS – The Race: 175 miles of History

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Geographically the course can be divided into three main parts. The first one is the crossing of the Po valley winding between Milan, where the race begins,
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13M wearables to be used in corporate wellness plans by 2018

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Over the next five years, 13 million wearable devices embedded with wireless connectivity will be integrated into wellness plans offered by businesses, according to ABI research’s new report. In 2013, principal analyst Jonathan Collins said less than 200,000 wearable devices have been integrated into wellness plans. The report factors in the social and economic drivers supporting the integration of wearable wireless device adoption, such as the point at which people start taking more responsibility in healthcare, Collins told MobiHealthNews. “While some device vendors are hoping that strong consumer awareness will drive corporate wellness adoption for their products, they also need to understand and focus on the most influential parts of the healthcare value chain,” Collins said. More: http://mobihealthnews.com/25852/13m-wearables-to-be-used-in-corporate-wellness-plans-by-2018/
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