29 Sep '13, 9am

Very interesting read - 'The two-hour marathon: Who and when, if at all?' - via @Scienceofsport:

Very interesting read - 'The two-hour marathon: Who and when, if at all?' - via @Scienceofsport:

The two-hour marathon: Who and when? If at all... This morning, I came across what has been a very topical point of debate for the last couple of years - will the two-hour marathon be run, when will it be run, and by whom? The paper is featured in the Journal of Applied Physiology , and it asks these questions, and presents certain physiological concepts and questions that would need to be addressed in order for this performance to be possible. Ultimately, the paper provides more questions than answers (because frankly, there are none), but it's interesting as a piece of a debate that comes around fairly regularly. So today, I'll look at only one of the aspects used in the debate - previous performance. The physiology of what a 2-hour marathon involves is for another time (otherwise this would be a mammoth post) Back to 2008 - the barrier comes into view Way back in Octobe...

Full article: http://www.sportsscientists.com/2010/08/sub-2-hour-marath...

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