We all know about how the runners body utilises glycogen stores which, depending on how much you have managed to load, will support you for about 90 minutes. Then, the body will dip into fat reserves for energy.
Across the past month or so, I was getting my Body Fat Analysis done, and the results post the recent Boston Marathon was an eye opener.
* My usual Body Fat % is around 10.5% - as reflected in Mid March data.
* With peak marathon training, this…Continue
Coming just a week after the BangaloreUltra, one had some doubts about the wisdom of doing it but it was part of the game plan. To be able to assess one's readiness, see if the body was capable of a strong paced run over a decent distance - 21.1k. Yes, to assess if the new training approach was working
Unlike previous years when one did a lot of running, and participated in the longer distance early in the season, the approach this year was to build up gradually. The fact is…Continue