Month: September 2014

Running junk miles

Running has become a hugely popular means of fitness. More and more people are taking to the roads in an effort to get fit and shed those few pounds. Recreational athlete spend nearly all of their time training at too high of an intensity. This can be for a number of reasons. Whether it is because …

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Drugs in sport?

Why are performance enhancing drugs so prevalent in sport? Not even in sport anymore but in your average gym goer? In 1967 Dr. Gabe Merkin asked competitive runners at a road race the following question. If you could take a drug that would guarantee you the Olympic gold but you would die within a year …

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