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Week 28: ultra marathon part 2 – success

You will always be The one I remember To give my thanks to For my success – Christina Aguilera Today I officially ran 50kms. Unofficially I ran 52.94kms, but more on that later. In this much anticipated post I want … Continue reading

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Week 28: ultra marathon part 1 – the night before

(written on Sat night while out at dinner) It’s funny how completely rational and intelligent people hang onto superstitions. For example, the night before a long run or a race I always eat pasta (lasagne or spaghetti bolognese) or moussaka. … Continue reading

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Week 17: the 2/3-3/4 rule

When I was first learning to run sizable distances, a more experienced runner once told me: “you don’t have to run a marathon to run a marathon”. By this they meant that you do not need to include any runs … Continue reading

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Week 15 – buffer

In the medical world, a buffer is: “A mixture of an acid and its conjugate base (salt), such as H2CO3 or HCO3−; H2PO4−/HPO42−, that, when present in a solution, reduces any changes in pH that would otherwise occur in the … Continue reading

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