Marathons: Athletes vs. Commandos!

In the 2015 London marathon, times to complete the 26.2 mile (42.16 km) course varied depending on whether the runners were elite or non-elite: Elite Men: 2:04:29 by Wilson Kipsang in 2014. 2:03:05 by Eliud Kipchoge in 2016 Elite Women: 2:15:25 by Paula Radcliffe in 2003. Non-Elite: Finishing with a time of between two and… Read More

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How To Condition Your Body For Running

Introduction Most of the runners concentrate on covering more distance. The problem with this philosophy is that if you do so, you will struggle to go beyond a certain point. There will be the physical limitations of your body. You will not be able to cover more distance after a certain threshold. The best solution… Read More

Marathon Running: Expression of Proteins on Red Blood Cells

Research Paper Title The Effects of Marathon Running on Expression of the Complement Regulatory Proteins CD55 (DAF) and CD59 (MACIF) on Red Blood Cells. Background Exercise is known to result in the haemolysis of red blood cells (RBCs). Although mechanical stressors such as footstrike and an increased velocity of blood flow may be involved, the… Read More