marathon runners

Blood hormone Epo boosts motivation


June 12th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, June 12 (IANS) Blood hormone Epo has a performance-boosting effect on the brain shortly after being injected as it improves oxygen transport in blood. As Epo also increases ... Read more...

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Avoid extreme exercises - they may kill


June 4th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) Avoid extreme exercises - they can kill.Micah True, a legendary marathon runner, died suddenly while on a routine 12-mile training run in March.The pathological changes ... Read more...

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Run for your health and happiness! (Comment)


March 11th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Running is the most natural exercise for a human being. When a small infant starts walking, he tries to run as it is more natural for him. Due to the benefits ... Read more...

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Dehydration could turn you cranky and confused


February 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Thirst makes us reach out for water, but even mild dehydration can leave us cranky, confused and fatigued. Tests by a University of Connecticut (UConn) lab ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World marathon record will soon fall: Kenyan runners


February 8th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two of Kenya's most celebrated runners --Ibrahim Hussein and Paul Tergat -- have predicted the current marathon world record of 2:03.38 won't stand for long. "During ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Marathon runners who finish first lose maximum weight


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Marathon runners who finish a race fastest, also lose the largest proportion of their body weight, according to a study. Conversely, those who actually gain weight ... Read more...

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Health impairment primarily due to bad lifestyle, not aging


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Sports scientists have revealed that impairments to health and physical performance are not primarily a result of aging but of bad lifestyle habits and lack of exercise.Sporty ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New York City Marathon 2010 All Set To Kick Off Today


November 7th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York City Marathon 2010, is about to start today. This is regarded as one of the leading and most popular races in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Less fit marathoners prone to heart damage for 3 months after race


October 25th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A team of researchers and runners from the Heart and Stroke Foundation has found that the magnitude of abnormal heart segments was more widespread and significant in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Formula to run perfect marathon


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Marathon runners need never "hit the wall" again after a scientist devised a formula to ensure they always have a strong finish. Hitting the wall occurs when ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Energy drinks ‘just a waste of money’, says expert


October 4th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): All those who are spending money on those energy sports drinks are just wasting their money-as they just end up consuming lots of extra calories, warns an expert.Nick ... Read more...

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‘Thane Varsha Marathon’ run spreads message of fitness


July 18th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Thane, July 18 (ANI): The twenty-first edition of 'Thane Varsha Marathon' run was hosted here on Sunday with the objective to spread awareness about good health and environmental protection.Thane Mayor Ashok Vaity ... Read more...

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Women run marathons to keep weight down, men sign up for competition


April 17th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Men and women participate in marathons for very different reasons, a study suggests.While it's the thrill of competition that attracts many men to taking up marathon running, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Think like a marathon runner to reduce work stress


March 4th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A marathon mindset, i.e. starting slow but picking up pace, can help people reduce their stress load and perform better at work, researchers have pointed out.Experts at Tel ... Read more...

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When running marathons, women get more affected by air pollution than men


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): The running times of women in marathons is compromised if the quality of air is poor, but the same doesn't hold true for men, says a new study.In ... Read more...

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Nepal kicks off tourism campaign with ‘no strike’ pledge


February 26th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 26 (IANS) Sixteen major parties of Nepal, including the opposition Maoists who are seeking a change in the government, pledged not to enforce any general strikes or violent protests as ... Read more...

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Marathon runners may have endurance in their genes


February 19th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Variations in one gene are associated with athletic endurance and may make a difference in a runner's performance, according to a new study.For the study, researchers examined 155 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Good response for first Chandigarh marathon


January 31st, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) The first Chandigarh marathon Sunday got enthusiastic response from people, including a 77-year-old record holder and an industrialist who donated Rs.5,000 for every kilometre he ran. Masresha from Ethiopia ... Read more...

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First marathon run in Chandigarh kicks off


January 31st, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (ANI): Former Olympian Milkha Singh, who is popularly known as the 'flying Sikh', flagged off the first marathon run here today.More than 4500 runners participated in the marathon, which ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to host first marathon Sunday


January 30th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 30 (IANS) Chandigarh is all set to host its first marathon Sunday which will see several renowned personalities like Kiron Kher, Poonam Dhillon and Kapil Dev running to celebrate the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

3 Detroit Marathon runners who died were healthy


October 20th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three competing runners who died in the Detroit Marathon while participating, are now being described as healthy by friends and family. Though there were emergency medical ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chennai Marathon attracts tens of thousands of athletes


September 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sep 27 (ANI): Tens of thousands of enthusiastic people including international athletes participated in the 'Idea Chennai International Marathon' held here on Sunday.The race was dedicated to under-privileged children.This 21- kilometres ... Read more...

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Marathon runners have normal hearts, finds Indo-Canadian researcher


May 18th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) An advanced cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) technology was used for the first time to peer into possible cardiac abnormalities of marathon runners and found none, in a ... Read more...

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Cardiac dysfunction experienced by marathon runners is temporary


May 18th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): An Indian origin scientist has found that cardiac abnormalities observed in some marathon runners following competition are transitory, and do not result in damage to the heart muscle.Previous ... Read more...

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Marathoners have elevated levels of protein linked to heart attacks


January 30th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) People running marathons are likely to have elevated levels of a protein linked to heart attacks, though it does not affect them adversely.These findings were reported by Daniel ... Read more...

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Nation to celebrate ”Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas” today


August 20th, 2008 - 9:23 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Nation will celebrate ''Rajiv Gandhi Akshaya Urja Diwas'' today.This effective and far-reaching mass awareness campaign about renewable energy is organised every year to commemorate the ... Read more...

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Nation to celebrate ”Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas” tomorrow


August 19th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Nation will celebrate ''Rajiv Gandhi Akshaya Urja Diwas'' tomorrow. This effective and far-reaching mass awareness campaign about renewable energy is organised every year to commemorate the ... Read more...

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Exertion regulation, secret behind marathon runners lasting the course


August 13th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Marathon runners possess an underlying exertion regulation mechanism that helps them successfully complete the gruelling long run, says a group of researchers.Scientists Jonathan Esteve-Lanao and Alejandro ... Read more...

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Now, a pill that helps you shed weight sans exertion


August 1st, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Hitting the gym twice in a day to fight that extra flab? Well, you can now forget the painful exertion, courtesy the treadmills and spin classes, for ... Read more...

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Exercise mimicking pills - a threat to Beijing Olympics


August 1st, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London , Aug 1 (ANI): With the Beijing Olympics just around the corner, theres a new threat looming over the Games two new undetectable drugs that could make all the difference ... Read more...

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Sports cheats turn to fake penises with drug-free urine to go scot-free


June 23rd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Experts who conduct drug tests in athletes in Britain have been warned against the use of artificial genitals that can be misused to discharge clean urine samples. ... Read more...

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Ovary problem may benefit women athletes


April 21st, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A common cause of menstrual disorders may offer considerable benefits to women athletes, says a Swedish scientist.Magnus Hagmar, of the Karolinska Institute, Sweden, said that polycystic ovary ... Read more...

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Now, bugged washing machines to help in surveillance of Australian citizens


January 7th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, Jan 7 (ANI): The Australian Law Reform Commission has said that washing machines could soon be fitted with radio frequency identification equipment, known as RFID , which is a surveillance device ... Read more...

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Drinking too much water can be hazardous for marathon runners


January 6th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Many athletes worry about dehydration and drink plenty a lot water during race. But, a leading doctor has warned that guzzling litres of water during the course of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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