Fuelling a marathon The marathon is a fuel economy run. This is certainly the case for the sub-three-hour brigade, who are running almost entirely on carbohydrate. For those over four hours it is less important, because at a slower pace the body is burning up fat, but even the slower runners will benefit from an [...]
Alex is like many of us – he has a busy life and fits in his training in and around his commitments. Alex is going to be submitting his blog every other week to let you know what training he is doing in preparation of an Ironman in Switzerland later on this year.
What Causes Cramp? Muscle cramp has a number of main causes, the most frequent of these are fatigue, low sodium and potassium, low blood sugar. Loss of electrolytes through sweat is the most common one for athletes.