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Lactate Threshold Heart-rate: A question of distance, and how to work out your lactate threshold heart rate.
Athletes who have a highly tuned visual system have an advantage over their rivals
Fat As Fuel: What value are medium-chain triglycerides as an energy source for endurance athletes?
Bone-strengthening: The remarkable soya bean can help guard against osteoporosis, and that's only the beginning.
Intense training is the best lactate threshold booster because it improves the heart's capacity to deliver oxygen and the muscles' ability to use oxygen once it's delivered
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Upper Body: How to develop the perfect sprinter's upper body, thanks to Linford Christie.
Alititude Performance: If you are very fit, big and male, you will suffer more at altitude.
The biological effects of alcohol and how it relates to sport
Stored Elastic Energy: Imagine the athletes' muscles are like the rubbery part of a catapult...
Having a short Achilles tendon may be an athlete's Achilles heel
Bone mass, menstrual function and calcium.
PMT and performance
How sport improves the body image of adolescent girls.
Just how good is exercise for you? Damn good. In addition to improving your fitness and giving you more energy to carry out your everyday activities, regular exercise can limit your chances of suffering from a number of deadly - and not-so-deadly - diseases.
The basis of a healthy body is a strong skeleton. Here's how to look after it.
For endurance athletes, two of the key problems associated with getting older are a gradual decline in muscle mass and a potential loss of bone density. The missing muscle makes it more difficult to run, cycle or swim powerfully, and the shrinking bones increase the likelihood of injury and osteoporosis.
There's been considerable confusion concerning the effects of foot structure on injury rates. Some researchers - and large numbers of people in the population at large - believe that individuals with low-arched feet have weak foot structures and are more predisposed to injuries in the lower extremities.
Eating Disorder Athletes: Female athletes who are obsessed by food and body weight can develop anorexia athletica.
Coronary Artery Disease: It's official: several scientific studies have now shown that it is possible to REVERSE the damaging effects of coronary atherosclerosis, the most deadly disease in the industrialized world.
Avoiding Arthritis: Stay slim when you're young - and avoid arthritis when you're older.
How to lose up to two pounds of fat a year while you're asleep!
The Testosterone Effect: If you're training the right way, your gonads get into the act.
Keeping Cool: These nine warm-weather training tips might save your life
Exercising in the cold air can help hot up your fat-burning fires.
Muscle soreness: massage and delayed onset muscle soreness
Lack of sleep can reduce an athlete's cardiovascular performance by 11%. These are the measures to take...