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HOW TO BONK-PROOF YOUR RUNNING

In my first two marathons, I totally bonked. I was on pace, then suddenly I slowed. Soon, I was reduced to a walk and I no longer cared about my time. I hit the wall and it wasn’t pretty. Heading into my third marathon, I set my mind to bonk-proofing my running in training by…
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THE RUNNER’S ULTIMATE NUTRITIONAL RECOVERY ROUTINE (RUNRR)

About 15 years ago, I started drinking a Slim-Fast™ shake after my Sunday long runs. In my graduate classes in exercise physiology, we were studying the inner workings of the muscular and endocrine (hormonal) systems. I started drinking the Slim-Fast because researchers discovered that the enzyme, glycogen synthase, that turns carbohydrates from your food into…
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