Tuvizo — November 2014

Cycling And Hydration

Nov 05 2014 0 Comments November 2014

As with all forms of physical exercise, staying hydrated is very important to performance and health.  When you exercise, your core temperature rises; your body compensates for this by producing sweat to cool you down.  The result is a loss of water and electrolytes.  Added to this, is water lost through respiration.  This water loss will lead to dehydration if the fluid is not replaced.  Dehydration will cause your heart rate to increase, your performance will be affected negatively, you will find it hard to cope with the heat and your reaction times will be slower. It is therefore imperative...

Dennis Kimetto – Marathon World Record – Berlin 2014

Nov 04 2014 0 Comments November 2014

Dennis Kimetto received a hero’s welcome on his return to Kenya after breaking the world record at the Berlin Marathon this year. It is reported that his wife was watching her husband’s victory on television in Kenya and she was so overcome with emotion that she actually passed out. Kimetto was presented with flowers, garlands and a traditional African calabash containing cow’s milk when he arrived at Nairobi airport.  Kimetto is absolutely delighted that he broke the world record, but he was surprised that it happened.  He completed his winning run in 2:02:57 and told reporters that “I went to...

The Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race

Nov 03 2014 0 Comments November 2014

The Self-Transcendence 3100 mile race is a rather unusual one in that it takes place around one city block in Jamaica, Queens, New York City.  This year fourteen runners put on their reflective running vests or reflective running belts and running shoes, and attempted to run a minimum of sixty miles a day over 52 days.  When you consider that each day they are running over two marathons, that is quite a feat.  Runners begin each day at 6.00 a.m. and have to finish by midnight. THE BEGINNING It was in 1996 that a spiritual teacher, Sri Chinmoy, started the...

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