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A Positive Attitude and Ultra Running

A Positive Attitude and Ultra Running | Endurance in Ultra Trail | Scoop.it
In every ultramarathon that I have run, I have always had times when I felt really low. Sometimes those low feelings are brought on by tough parts in the course such as a long hard climb or it feel…
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How to get positive attitude in Ultra trail !The video of Krissy Moehl is really intersting !
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Humans hot, sweaty, natural-born runners

Humans hot, sweaty, natural-born runners | Endurance in Ultra Trail | Scoop.it
Monday’s cool-weather marathon wouldn’t bring down game | Hairless, clawless, and largely weaponless, ancient humans used the unlikely combination of sweatiness and relentlessness to gain the upper hand over their faster, stronger, generally more dangerous animal prey, Harvard Anthropology Professor Daniel Lieberman said Thursday (April 12).
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Lieberman said “Humans are terrible athletes in terms of power and speed, but we’re phenomenal at slow and steady. We’re the tortoises of the animal kingdom,” 
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Pushed to the limit: The World's Toughest Endurance ChallengesEmpty title

Pushed to the limit: The World's Toughest Endurance ChallengesEmpty title | Endurance in Ultra Trail | Scoop.it
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He explains that despite the pain and the number of hours of preparation these endurance events are strangely addictive.
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The North Face: The Power In Me – Always Moving

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Watch Lizzy’s inspiring story and see how far that commitment and passion. Lizzy Hawker shows us how the race can make us stronger.
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Dean Karnazes: the man who can run for ever

Dean Karnazes: the man who can run for ever | Endurance in Ultra Trail | Scoop.it
Most runners have to stop when they reach their lactate threshold, but Dean Karnazes' muscles never tire: he can run for three days and nights without stopping. What's his secret?
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This article describes the incredible physilogical performance of Dean Karnazes.
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The Human Body Is Built for Distance

The Human Body Is Built for Distance | Endurance in Ultra Trail | Scoop.it

Does running a marathon push the body further than it is meant to go?

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This article from the New York Times explains that the evolution of man is favorable to the practice of endurance races.
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BMC Medicine

BMC Medicine | Endurance in Ultra Trail | Scoop.it
With an ethos of transparency and accessibility, BMC Medicine is an open access, open peer-reviewed general medical journal publishing outstanding and influential research in all areas of clinical practice, translational medicine, public health, policy, and general topics of interest to the biomedical research community. As the flagship medical journal of the BMC series, we also publish stimulating debates and reviews as well as unique forum articles and concise tutorials.  
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This article explains that the human body is able to adapt to loads of incredible endurance and can operate beyond a marathon per day despite having medical problems.
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