Over the past several years, innovations in hydration science have evolved at a somewhat steady rate; it seems like every summer there are advanced formulations, newly discovered ingredients, or enhanced electrolyte blends that promise to improve our performance. For the containers that hold those drinks, however, it was a different story.
Traveling overseas as an “elite athlete” comes with romantic aire of catered this, escorted that. A plane ticket arrives in your email inbox with an itinerary you may have had some input on. This particular trip, I was thankful to see the direct flights, minimal connections each way and with a carrier I fly frequently.
True to its name, Now and Then looks deeper into the award’s 33-year history, looking for patterns and characteristics – physical, intangible, and logistical – of what it really takes to be the UROY.
I’m suffering. Help. I think it’s an extreme case of something they call “taper crazies.” I know I should be tapering for a 100-mile, but I’m out there turning out big volume. How do you fight off the taper crazies? How much is too much? What should th
By Ben Holmes, RD “We have a burro on retainer.” I’ve never had a reason to say that, until now. For the second year in a row, Coco Tieghi and I had the privilege of race directing the 2nd annual Run D’Haiti Trail Run, for the Global Orphan Project, in
This article originally ran in the March 2013 issue of UltraRunning Magazine By Dr. Marty Hoffman Running ultramarathons is generally safe and offers up plenty of physical and mental challenges, but the physical demands can possibly have adverse health