‘Combustibility of Fuels’

Another way of looking at endurance–training fueling strategies. The human body can metabolize a number of different substrates as fuels for endurance training and performance. If we look at the relative combustibility of fuels, or the ratio of carbon dioxide expired,...

‘There’ one moment; ‘Gone’ the next !

If you’ve been around the distance running scene for a while, you’ll probably have noted this phenomenon. It is often seen in longer races, or long slow runs, where a reasonably talented athlete is ‘there’ one moment, and ‘gone’ the next. This phenomenon particularly...