Want Less Muscle Fatigue? Run 200 miles New Study Says

Researchers studying runners in the 205-mile Tor des Geants in Italy found that the 200 mile finishers had less damage to their muscles and less inflammation than runners they studied who ran 50 and 100 mile races. From the article, “The researchers characterized the Tor des Geants athletes’ muscle damage and inflammation levels as “much lower” than control subjects. Their neuromuscular function was also closer to normal than competitors in the other distances.” They attribute this to a slower pace and short cat naps. Read the full article here: Want Less Muscle Fatigue? Run 200 Miles

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