Physiology

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The limit of human performance: How much faster?

2010-11-27: Today we revisit a topic that seems to run like carousel, popping up once every few months on the site – how much faster can…

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2 hour marathon physiology

2010-09-04: The other day, I did a , inspired by an interesting article published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.  That was part 1, focusing on…

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Chris Solinsky – the fastest “big guy” ever

2010-05-05: The interesting stories are coming thick and fast just lately.  Too fast to post on, which is why we didn’t cover the story of Chris…

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Mind vs Matter

2009-01-14: Yesterday’s , and the role of mental aspects to performance, left off with the short recap of a fatigue series that I wrote almost a…

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Mind over matter?

2009-01-13: Interesting times and debates over the last week, where we discussed the issue of nature vs. nurture. It stimulated a good response, and some divided…

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Speedo Swimsuit debate

2008-03-26: Yesterday, towards the end of the post, I mentioned that we’d leave the Speedo Swimsuit issue for a while, and pick it up again in…

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Speedo’s LZR racer swimsuit

2008-03-25: Thanks to all who have commented on yesterday’s post, which focused mainly on the newly developed swimsuit by Speedo, the LZR Racer. This suit is…

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Running Economy Part III

2007-12-14: Today sees the third and concluding part of our series on Running Economy. It’s been a whistle stop tour of a complex subject. We have…

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Running Economy Part II

2007-12-11: Today sees Part II of our series on Running Economy. After spending the first two posts and discussing the , today we move onto some…

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