26 Sep '13, 5am

When do you like to run? Here's when science says is best:

A question the researchers pose for future study: does this mean that athletes should train in the late afternoon or early evening, since they will be able to achieve higher levels of performance? It's worth remembering that research back in the 1980s showed that training at a specific time of day preferentially improves your performance at that specific time of day -- so I'd think the question depends on when your competitions tend to be held. For marathoners, that's a pretty good argument in favor of morning workouts.

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/race-training/the-physiology-...

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