Noe Herrera

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Why Are Kenyan Distance Runners So Fast?

New study of Kenyan youth suggests it might be their extreme thinness.<p>If you were parent to a 14-year-old American boy with a BMI of 15.5, the neighbors would whisper about neglect, and possibly report you to Child & Family Services. In Kenya, on the other hand, your home might be considered an …

Marathons

Three Reasons to Love Lactate

When you're fit, your body actually prefers lactate to glucose as a fuel.<p>2005: Argh, I hate the burn of lactic acid in my muscles after hard workouts!<p>2010: What's that you say? Lactic acid doesn't cause muscle soreness? And it's actually "lactate," not lactic acid, that accumulates during hard …

Exercise

How to Avoid Diminishing Workout Returns

You can't get fitter than you are today by doing yesterday's workout.<p>A couple of interesting points from a new study on the aerobic benefits of interval training, published in the <i>European Journal of Applied Physiology</i> by researchers from CSU San Marcos. They had two groups of women complete 12 …

Exercise

¿Poco tiempo? ¡Dale Duro!

Si eres de los que argumentan no tener tiempo para entrenar (la excusa de oro de los sedentarios), el estudio que vamos a revisar aquí te va a …

Prep for Success

Learn from the Hansons to run a great marathon.<p>Desiree Davila was a collegiate also-ran who blossomed into an Olympic caliber marathoner–just like 2008 Olympian Brian Sell and 2004 Olympic alternate Trent Briney. All three have been coached by Kevin and Keith Hanson, of the Michigan-based …

Marathons

Build Power, Strength and Speed for the Final Kick

Finish your next race strong and fast.<p>The most shocking thing about Galen Rupp's silver medal in the Olympic 10,000 meters last summer was how he won it. Rupp had a reputation for not finishing strong, but in London, his ferocious speed in the final lap carried him past all but one of the world's …

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¿Cómo evitar el Sobreentrenamiento?

El entrenamiento es una combinación de estímulos para producir adaptaciones que te hagan rendir más. Por supuesto, ese estímulo debe ser …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

Pedro Reinaldo García | Nutrición Deportiva

Nutrición Humana para Gente Activa<p>Quiero ayudarte a aplicar la Nutrición Deportiva y las Ciencias del Ejercicio para que alcances el mejor …

Sympathy Cards for Runners

In honor of National Running Day, let's pause to say "sorry."<p>Happy National Running Day!<p>Yes, it's National Running Day, "a day when runners everywhere declare their passion for running," except for Mark Remy, who declares his bemusement with National Running Day and then pokes gentle fun at it. …

Marathons

How to Add Weeks to a Marathon Training Plan

Have extra time before your fall race training is set to begin? Here's what to do with it.<p>June is Marathon Month! I’ll be answering marathon training program questions all month long to help you get started on the right track this season.<p><i>I’m following a marathon training plan that is 18-weeks long.</i> …

Marathons
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'Spirit of the Marathon II' in Theaters Next Week

Film tells stories of all types of runners at Rome Marathon.<p>Jon Dunham’s second marathon movie, "Spirit of the Marathon II," will appear in about 600 movie theaters around the country next Wednesday, June 12. His first, "Spirit of the Marathon," was released in 2008. At the movie's site, you can …

Marathons

Consumo de carbohidratos y molestias gastrointestinales en competencias

Asesorando a algunos atletas muchas veces he tenido la sensación de que mis recomendaciones no serán ejecutadas por alguna especie de temor oculto …

12 Tips para controlar la ansiedad por comer

<b>Sí estás controlando tu alimentación para correr mejor, pero sientes mucha ansiedad entre comidas. Aquí te explico que puedes hacer.</b><p>Controlar el peso …

8 Things Runners Should Know About Coffee

Your favorite morning indulgence has some health and performance benefits, too.<p><b>Caffeine (in coffee or otherwise) improves performance…</b> Hundreds of studies have shown that consuming caffeine before a physical challenge likely helps subjects go farther and faster than when they go without it. This …

Coffee

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