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100 Fascinating Facts About the Marathon
Ethiopian runner, Abebe Bikila, was a two-time Olympic marathon champion while running barefoot. But peripheral circulation is not as important as the circulation in the coronary arteries that feed our heart. Matt Haggerty was the youngest runner in the Boston Marathon, and finished th out of more than 27, runners. What's a confused athlete supposed to eat? The first Olympic marathon was held in The scan of one of the patients who went on a plant-based diet, shows how their arteries opened right up increasing the blood flow. Your email address will not be published.

What Causes Insulin Resistance?

To see any graphs, charts, graphics, images, and quotes to which Dr. Greger may be referring, watch the above video. Studies dating back nearly a century noted a striking finding. If you take young, healthy people and split them up into two groups, half on a fat-rich diet, and the other half on a carb-rich diet, within just two days, this is what happens.

The glucose intolerance skyrockets in the fatty diet group. In response to the same sugar water challenge, the group that had been shoveling in fat ended up with twice the blood sugar.

It would take scientists nearly seven decades to unravel this mystery, but it would end up holding the key to our current understanding of the cause of type 2 diabetes. It circulates as blood glucose—blood sugar—and is taken up by our muscles, to be stored and burned for energy. Blood sugar, though, is like a vampire. It needs an invitation to come into our cells.

And, that invitation is insulin. So, insulin is the key that unlocks the door into our muscle cells. What if there was no insulin, though? Well, blood sugar would be stuck out in the bloodstream, banging on the door to our muscles, and not able to get inside.

And so, with nowhere to go, sugar levels would rise and rise. This is called insulin resistance. Our muscle cells become resistant to the effect of insulin. Fat in the bloodstream can build up inside the muscle cells, create toxic fatty breakdown products and free radicals that can block the signaling pathway process. And, this can happen within just three hours.

One hit of fat can start causing insulin resistance, inhibiting glucose uptake after just minutes. Same thing happens to adolescents. Available as a PowerPoint download. Price includes a pdf of the quiz plus the script. Advanced Sports Nutrition Presentation. The target audience includes marathon runners, ultra-runners, highly competitive and elite athletes, CrossFit folks, athletic trainers, registered dietitians, and other sports-health professionals.

This presentation takes about 1. It builds upon the concepts presented in the Sports Nutrition presentation targeted to student and novice athletes. When you buy the presentation, you are granted permission to add and delete slides, insert photos of your choice and personalize the information to your needs. Weight Management for Athletes Presentation With this Weight Management for Athletes presentation, you can help active people manage weight issues, eat well, lose fat, have energy to exercise and find peace with food.

The program is good for athletes with ineffective weight reduction practices and disordered eating patterns. The information is geared towards fitness exercisers and competitive athletes, including those with eating disorders and body image issues. The goal is to transform suboptimal dieting practices into a winning weight management program by addressing these concerns The target audience is weight-conscious high school and college athletes especially women , and coaches, and adult exercisers who want to lose weight.

Perfect for ballet schools, women's running teams, gymnastics schools. In , Boston Marathon officials had to chase down a female runner who got into the race after being mistaken for a man. Japanese monks run a marathon each day for a hundred days for 7 consecutive years or commit suicide. The Barkley Marathons technically not a marathon is maybe the toughest running race in the world.

Very few have ever crossed the finish line. Marathon runners are likely to be average or below average height, while sprinters are likely to be tall. Violet Percy was the first woman to set a marathon world record in with a time of 3: Johnny Hayes got the first world record of fastest marathon time in at 2: Amber Miller gave birth hours after finishing the Chicago Marathon, which she finished in 6 hours, 25 minutes and 50 seconds.

Other famous celebrities who ran and finished a marathon are: The southernmost marathon, on the other hand, takes place in Antarctica, with an average temperature of minus 4 degrees F. Men aged 49 are at higher risk of cardiac arrest during and after a marathon. The most dangerous part of the race in terms of falling ill is usually the last 3 miles. Of the 30 sudden cardiac arrests analyzed between to , it was found that three quarters occurred after the 15 th mile, and half took place between mile 23 and the finish line.

It should be done in the last few days leading to the race day. Studies show that the most common cause of hitting the wall is the depletion of muscle glycogen. Runners have enough glycogen in their bodies to fuel Sigrid Eichner Germany has the most number of marathon wins with a grand total of Christine Schroeder Germany has the most number of wins in one calendar year totaling Jim Pearson US holds the title for the most repeat wins in a single marathon.

He won 16 times in the Birch Bay Marathon, from to In March , the Shamrock Marathon had to award the top prize to 3 winners, who were tied at 2: Kenyan men hold 6 of the top 10 fastest times in a marathon, most of them coming from a tribe known as Kalenjin. Dean Karnazes has run 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 straight days. In the NYC Marathon, the most popular footwear of elite runners were those with minimal cushioning, neutral ride and a fast look, specifically Adios Boost and Zoom Streak 3.

The most popular month for marathon races is October US and Canada with scheduled races in Larry Macon broke the world record for most marathons completed in one calendar year, with marathons. Xu Zhenjun holds the world record for fastest marathon running backwards, after finishing the Beijing International Marathon in 3 hours, 43 minutes, and 39 seconds.

The youngest marathon finisher is Budhia Singh who at age 4 had run and completed close to 50 marathons. Matt Haggerty was the youngest runner in the Boston Marathon, and finished th out of more than 27, runners. Running a marathon does not pose an adverse effect on the hearts of healthy individuals.

When running a marathon, the immune system and muscles take up the most stress.