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Compression And Ultrarunning

Manufacturers make all sorts of claims about the benefits of compression apparel, including improved strength and agility, increased oxygen delivery, decreased lactic acid buildup, more efficient cardiovascular performance … just to name a few. The research behind some of these claims is tricky, and has historically delivered mixed results on the question of whether compression gear functions fully as advertised.

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Hydration Gear Review – Part 1: Handheld And Waist-Mounted Systems

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.

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Fixing Your Feet

reviewed by Hollis Lenderking John Vonhof is a veteran ultrarunner and the founding race director of the Ohlone Wilderness 50…

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Extreme Running

reviewed by Peter Bakwin Extreme Running by Kym McConnell and Dave Horsley (Pavilion, 2007, $26.60 at Amazon) is probably the…