An ultra-marathon runner and exercise physiologist describes what it's like to take part in an ultra-endurance event, and the consequences it had on his body.
Mark Beaumont is currently training for his round the world attempt by cycling around Britain.
In July, Scots cyclist Mark Beaumont will attempt to cycle around the world in 80 days, smashing the world record by 43 days. Here's what he has to get right.
Extreme feats of human endurance require extreme measures to stay alive
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Wiggo is days away from 60 minutes of pain.
Riding a bike for 60 minutes doesn't sound like the hardest thing in the world, but trying to cover 55km will push the Tour de France winner to the limit.
Typical sports nutrition guidelines advocate eating carbohydrate-rich food before, during and after exercise to maximise performance.
Carbohydrate-rich diets are often recommended as part of exercise regimes to promote recovery and maximise performance. But recent research suggesting such foods may not help exercise recovery and their…