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How To Recover Quickly From Workouts

How To Recover Quickly From Workouts | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Get 26 of the best ways to recovery quickly from workouts and bounce back after injuries.
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I highly recommend following Ben's fitness research and advice if you're an endurance athlete.

 

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“Grief of The People” – Achilles Tendon Pain

Two columns back, I wrote about plantar-based foot pain. Its brother in the running-injury world is Achilles tendon pain. In Greek, its literal translation is “Grief of the People” (this must’ve come about, after the original marathon, right?
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Foot Strike Patterns of Runners at the 2012 Western States ...

forwarded me a link to a post on the Sharman Ultra blog that discusses research results from the 2012 Western States Ultramarathon. A group of researchers had set up a study to look at foot strike patterns and stride ...
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Gear Review – Garmin Fenix v Suunto Ambit

Gear Review – Garmin Fenix v Suunto Ambit | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
We’re extremely lucky here at Ultra168 to have the opportunity to test new gear, but the most frequent question we have been asked over the last 3 months is how does the new Garmin Fenix compare to the current market darling for performance GPS...
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ATC: Decrease DOMS, Boost Bike Fitness for 2013, and More

Lucho joins this episode of Ask the Coaches to answer questions on how to decrease DOMS especially when doing a three-day stage race, calculating MAF (and other HR) zones based on test runs and races, is there a “correct” progression for a...
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Coach Matt Dixon Opens up on His Pros Who Raced Kona

Ironman World Championship coverage continues! On this special episode, Coach Matt Dixon, of Purplepatch Fitness, joins the show to talk a little about his coaching programs, as well as a lot on this year’s race in Kona.
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Lifeproof: Protect Your Phone, Enhance Your Training

This year in Kona, the folks of Lifeproof were everywhere demonstrating their protective phone and iPad cases.
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Week of Kona: Caitlin Snow Reflects on Her Race and More

On Monday after the race, our last day in Kona, Tawnee sat down with pro and Kona veteran Caitlin Snow, who was 9th female overall in this year’s Ironman World Championships for the second year in a row, to talk about the race she had, including...
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Paleo Snacks - for the Ultra Runner who simply doesn't have the time.

Paleo Snacks  - for the Ultra Runner who simply doesn't have the time. | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
When it comes to taking your running seriously there are almost as many diet options as there are shoe options, but one, the Paleo diet has really taken hold in recent years.
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7 Reasons You Think You Can't Run an Ultra Marathon (When You ...

7 Reasons You Think You Can't Run an Ultra Marathon (When You ... | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
The thought of running an ultra marathon can be daunting. It's a terribly long and intimidating distance. If you're a newbie, you have no idea what to expect and ultra runners seem like super heroes. But many people have it in ...
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Sports Nutrition: Go with Noakes? Snack After Late-Night Workout?

Ben Greenfield joins to answer your questions on transitioning to a more plant-based diet and the pros/cons for athletes, should we follow Tim Noakes’ “Waterlogged” guidelines where it comes to hydration and salt intake, late-night snack after...
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Scott talks about balance...

Scott talks about balance... | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
The latest Living Legends film from Salomon focuses on US ultra-legend Scott Jurek, a true trail-blazer.
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The Longest Race - Midwest Multisport Life: Endurance Sports and ...

The Longest Race - Midwest Multisport Life: Endurance Sports and ... | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
The Longest Race : A Lifelong Runner, an Iconic Ultramarathon, and the Case for Human Endurance by Ed Ayres (The Experiment, distributed by Workman) will go on-sale October 9th. ...
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ATC: Strength Exercises for Core, Cycling, Swimming; Approach to ‘B’ and ‘C’ Races, and Much More

Lots covered on this episode of “Ask the Coaches” with Lucho!
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Health Update

October has now come and gone, and still no running for me. My health seems like it has continued to improve, but so slowly that at times I can't actually tell if I'm getting better, or if I'm just getting better at functioning at less than 100%.
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Marathon to 50k: Training for Ultra -Trail And Ultra Running

Marathon to 50k: Training for Ultra -Trail And Ultra Running | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
The fact that runners are looking for “training plans” identifies the fact that marathoners do not yet realize many of the distinctions between ultra trail running and road marathoning. ...
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Bozeman ultra-marathon racer teaches runners how to 'run like a kid' - The Republic

Bozeman ultra-marathon racer teaches runners how to 'run like a kid' - The Republic | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Bozeman ultra-marathon racer teaches runners how to 'run like a kid'The RepublicBOZEMAN, Mont. — Damian Stoy was 20 when he was diagnosed in 2002 with arthritis in both knees.
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The North Face Stormy Trail Jacket Review

The North Face Stormy Trail Jacket Review | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
If it’s true that some people native to the northern climes have X words for snow, then it stands to reason that those of us in the Pacific Northwest have X+/-1 words to describe the rain (liquid sunshine?
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Why Do Women Run Ultramarathons? | Psychology Today

Why Do Women Run Ultramarathons? | Psychology Today | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
Pushing the Physical and Mental Limits in Endurance Running By Pirkko Markula, Ph.D....
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Jornet and Forsberg take Skyrunning world titles

Jornet and Forsberg take Skyrunning world titles | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
At the start of 2012 many would have predicted the outcome of the men’s Skyrunner® World Series, yes yet another crown (and that’s now 4!) for Kilian Jornet.
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ATU: Top Strength Exercises, Cramp Prevention, Race Recovery, and More

Lucho joins the show to answer your questions on how to fit in ultra training with a new baby in the house, appropriate recovery time between races when trying to do well, tattoos for ultrarunners, fuel ideas for an ultra where you have to bring...
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Saucony Xodus 3.0 Review

Saucony Xodus 3.0 Review | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
I always appreciate low drop shoes on the trail and until recently low heel differentials came only in minimal packages, which aren’t always protective and well cushioned enough for me over ultra distances.
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Sports Nutrition: Alcohol’s Effect on Fat Oxidation, Benefits of ‘High-Fat’ Coffee

Ben Greenfield joins the show to answer your questions on how drinking alcohol effects fat oxidation especially when trying to become a fat-adapted athlete, using a pure Cod Liver Oil liquid vs.
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Your Ultra-Training Bag of Tricks: Recovery

Common complaints include: ruptured muscle fiber, inflammation and soreness, stress hormone elevation and disruption, a suppressed immune system, connective tissue wear and tear, fatigue, irritability, loss of appetite, weight loss, fever,...
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Gear Review – Inov8 Trailroc Series (245 & 255)

Gear Review – Inov8 Trailroc Series (245 & 255) | Ultra Running | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago we came across the new Inov8 Trailroc range, which adds another set to the already rammed full cupboard of Inov8 shoe range – I think my personal count of Inov8 shoes must be up at around 15 or so now!
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