MARATHON

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FAT AND MARATHONERS | IMPORTANCE

To run a half marathon (21 km or 13 miles) or a full marathon (42 km or 26.1 miles), our body needs much more energy compared to shorter races. Although many runners believe that carbohydrates (pastas are usually the favorite ones) are the only source of energy, for a half or a full marathon runner, fat is also …

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Running a marathon: the grim truth

Muscle exhaustion, dehydration risk, deployment of energy reserves and swelling are some of the possible consequences of running a marathon. However, not everything is bad news, since running 26.2 miles is a significant event in a runner’s life. “If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a …

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MARATHON: What Most Runners Forget

A lot of effort is necessary to finish the 26.2 miles. The roughness of the distance affects both amateur and professional runners. For that reason, running a marathon is a great sport and personal achievement for those who reach the finish line and become marathoners. Cramps, dehydration, soreness and a high risk of injuries are some of the …

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