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extreme trails

Addendum: anyone doubting my claim that extreme efforts presuppose an ‘outlier’ body, read Bryon Powell’s interview with Pete Kostelnick who just shattered the longstanding trans-USA record, running an average of more than 115k/day for a consecutive 42 days, 6 hours … Continue reading

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trail?trends

Disclaimer: my version of trendwatching is largely an effort to detect patterns in the echo chamber of my interests. I’ve written a couple of posts on trends in trailrunning, as well as various pretentious reflections on running in general (my … Continue reading

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extreme running equals brain fasting?

My running mate Thomas sent me a link to the abstract of an article in German weekly Der Spiegel. It’s about a study¬†(only the methodological description…) of the physiological effects of “extreme” running: 44 participants of the 2009 ¬†TransEurope FootRace … Continue reading

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