Fuel efficiency formula for marathoners: New research helps runners set the right pace for 26.2 miles

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The link below gives a formula to more accurately calculate carbohydrate loading needs prior to racing.

http://endurancecalculator.com/EnduranceCalculatorForm.html

“People think hitting the wall is inevitable, but it’s not,” says Harvard-MIT scientist Benjamin Rapoport, who has run 18 marathons, including a personal best of 2:55 at this year’s Boston Marathon. “In order to avoid it, you need to know what your capabilities are.”

See below for the full article:

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2010/10/fuel-efficiency-for-marathoners/

An interesting running technique course published by James Dunne on form, technique and injury prevention is also available: Here

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