29 Apr '15, 2am

[email protected] asks, what limits your muscles when you start running?

.@sweatscience asks, what limits your muscles when you start running?

When you're standing on the start line, your muscles aren't using much energy. Then the gun fires, you take off, and suddenly they're burning a lot of energy. It takes time for your body to catch up to this sudden surge in energy demand – to get your heart and lungs pumping, the relevant blood vessels dilated, and the metabolic reactions in your muscle cells working at full speed. During the transition period, you're relying on "borrowed energy" from phosphocreatine stores and anaerobic processes. This is what researchers refer to as "VO2 kinetics": how quickly can you get your more efficient aerobic energy system running at full capacity? Optimizing your VO2 kinetics by, for example, getting your warm-up just right saves a bit of energy and minimizes fatigue. But what causes the delayed response in the first place? That's been a topic of research for many years, focusing ...

Full article: http://www.runnersworld.com/race-training/oxygen-supply-v...

Tweets

Running 101: Combatting Sore Muscles After a Run

Running 101: Combatting Sore Muscles After a Run

running.competitor.com 27 Apr '15, 1am

Soreness after a workout is normal, but there are ways to minimize it before it sets in. Photo: www.shutterstock.com Table...

Half Marathon Training for Beginners | Runner's...

runnersworld.com 27 Apr '15, 1pm

Believe it or not, if your long runs are up to three miles, you're ready to train for a half-marathon . Running 13.1 miles...

.@WarrenBuffett gets his own, personalized running shoes:

[email protected] gets his own, personalized runn...

runnersworld.com 28 Apr '15, 8pm

What happens when you’re the one of the richest men in the world and you own a shoe company? You get your own running shoe...

A runner finished his marathon and them embarke...

runnersworld.com 28 Apr '15, 7pm

Marathon runner's car FOUND – by a kind Salfordian who spent his day off looking for it http://t.co/RS2VQ1Xv2N pic.twitter...

rt @pursuitist Audi On Demand Comes To San Francisco #luxury

rt @pursuitist Audi On Demand Comes To San Fran...

pursuitist.com 28 Apr '15, 9pm

So you live in a big city like say, San Francisco and you don’t need a car everyday. But when you need a car, you really n...

You are still a runner even if you don’t miss r...

hungryrunnergirl.com 29 Apr '15, 9pm

When I first told myself that I was going to take 2 weeks off from running after the race I didn’t think that I would last...

Boston Marathon Winner is Part of Santa Fe Running Scene

Boston Marathon Winner is Part of Santa Fe Runn...

runnersworld.com 27 Apr '15, 3pm

Eight fourth graders huddled around Ted Freedman’s phone, watching the finish of the 2015 Boston Marathon . Freedman, a re...

Honda HR-V; 13k bookings, six-month waiting period

paultan.org 29 Apr '15, 3am

Aiyoo yoo. Habis la Toyota now and their arrogant attitude of just giving 2 airbags and no VSC. This is the nail to Toyota...

Canadian Solar Sees Panel Shortage in Second Ha...

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Apr '15, 5pm

“Imbalance may appear,” Chief Executive Officer Shawn Qu said in an interview in Shanghai on Tuesday. “Customers’ real dem...

Rev up your warmup to prep your body for hard e...

runnersworld.com 28 Apr '15, 5pm

When you first start running hard, your muscles immediately demand more oxygen. The rest of your body tries to respond wit...

NEWBIES: Tips to start running from our Sports ...

runnersworld.com 18 Apr '15, 4am

This is Newbie Week at Runner’s World. In ski instructor lingo, newbies or beginners are called “never-evers” to denote th...

BEGINNERS: How to start a new exercise program ...

runnersworld.com 30 Apr '15, 11am

What a great goal! You have the right perspective, that is, making exercise part of your daily routine and a lifelong habi...

My New Running Goal

My New Running Goal

carrotsncake.com 28 Apr '15, 9pm

Remember when I answered a bunch of post-marathon questions from readers yesterday? Well, I forgot to include a very impor...

Let's get some shoes!

runnersworld.com 28 Apr '15, 12am

Spring Shoe Guide 2015 Finding the perfect pair of running shoes just got easier with 22 reviews of 2015's top models. To ...

IHS solar analysts at SNEC: Global solar PV dem...

solarserver.com 27 Apr '15, 5am

IHS Inc. (Englewood, Colorado, U.S.) on April 27th , 2015 released updated solar photovoltaic (PV) industry forecasts from...